- About NCAS & UCN
- Information For...
- Events & News
- Support NCAS & UCN
What is the Talent Search Program East?
The Talent Search Program East (TS East) is a part of the Academic Foundations Center (AFC) at Rutgers-Newark and is funded through the United States Department of Education. The goal of Talent Search is to identify and assist individuals from underserved backgrounds within target areas, who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school, continue on to, and complete their postsecondary education. Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed education programs to enter or reenter and complete postsecondary education.
Five hundred students will be served from the following target schools:
East Orange Campus High (Grades 9-12)
East Orange STEM Academy (Grades 6-8 & 9-12)
John L. Costley Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Patrick F. Healy Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Sojourner Truth Middle School (Grades 6-8)
How will the Talent Search Program East help students graduate from high school and enroll/complete a college education?
The TS East helps participants by providing the following:
How can a student qualify for Talent Search Program East?
In order to qualify for TS East, students must:
HESAA IRS Data Retrieval Tool
HESAA 8 Steps to Apply for Federal & State Student Aid
HESAA Governor's Urban Scholarship Program
HESAA NJ STARS
HESAA State and Federal Financial Aid Guide
HESAA Financial Aid Dictionary
HESAA NJ GIVS Scholarship
HESAA Reach Higher - College Path Guide
HESAA Student Loan Guide
HESAA Going to College in New Jersey
HESAA NJ STARS II
HESAA Real Money 101
HESAA Top 10 Tips for Making College Affordable
Choose a College and Learn More about Setting Goals for Yourself @:
Mapping Your Future - http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/
HESAA - http://www.hesaa.org/Pages/StudentsParents.aspx
College Navigator - http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
College Board - http://www.collegeboard.org/
Learn More about the Cost of College @:
NET Price Calculator - http://netpricecalculator.collegeboard.org/