A federally funded program through Shasta College, TRIO Educational Talent Search helps prepare low-income and first generation* middle and high schools in Shasta and Trinity Counties to complete high school and enroll in and complete a program of postsecondary education.
*first generation = neither parent has graduated from a 4-year college.
The Shasta College TRIO Educational Talent Search program assists students who have the desire and potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, financial aid and financial literacy counseling to its participants while encouraging them to graduate from high school and continue their education at a postsecondary institution of their choice.
Advising Postsecondary Placement
Career Exploration College Admissions Advising
Academic: Secondary and Postsecondary Advising Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance
College Awareness Activities Campus Visits
Financial Aid & Financial Literacy College Application Assistance
Parent Information and Workshops
Academic Preparation Career Exploration
Study Skills Development Career Inventories
SAT/ACT Preparation and Fee Waivers Work Experience Advocacy
Course & Grade Monitoring Career Fair
In addition to being enrolled at Trinity High School, students must
Be a first generation college student (neither custodial parent has received a Bachelor's Degree)
Meet federal income guidelines
Have a 2.0 or "C" grade point average
Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
If you are interested in being a part of TRIO, or would like more information please talk to Mrs. Corp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 530-623-6127 ext. 2106. Pick up an application at the Counseling Center or download here.