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) and/or
- Meet the following family income levels determined by the U.S. Department of Education
Federal TRIO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 18, 2018 until further notice)
|Size of Family Unit
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