Who is Eligible?

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
                2014 Federal Low Income Guidelines
(Effective January 28, 2014)
FAMILY SIZE:
TAXABLE INCOME:
1
< $17,505
2
< $23,595
3
< $29,685
4
< $35,775
5
< $41,865
6
< $47,955
7
< $54,045
8 < $60,135


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