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Eligibility

To participate in the TRiO Talent Search Program students must:

  • Be enrolled at either Oceanside High School or El Camino High School                
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be first-generation college bound (natural and/or adoptive parent student resides with has not completed a baccalaureate degree)
  • Meet the following family income levels determined by the U.S. Department of Education
                2017 Federal Low Income Guidelines
(Effective January 31, 2017)
FAMILY SIZE: TAXABLE INCOME:
1
< $18,090
2
< $24,360
3
< $30,630
4
< $36,900
5
< $43,170
6
< $49,440
7
< $55,710
8
< $61,980

Per federal guidelines two-thirds of participants selected must meet both income guidelines and first generation eligibility criteria.


TRiO Talent Search Program is made possible by a federal grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education and in collaboration with California State University San Marcos, Oceanside High School and El Camino High School.
  ALL SERVICES ARE FREE