Educational Talent Search Program


The Educational Talent Search Program is dedicated to creating, promoting and supporting a college-bound culture in the Southside El Paso community.

Mission Statement

The Educational Talent Search Program assists qualified youth, who have desire and potential, to complete secondary school and undertake a program of post-secondary education. The program provides guidance, access, and information on the processes of college admissions, financial aid and scholarships available for post-secondary study. The Educational Talent Search Program exposes students to the college environment with college visits, cultural enrichment activities and opportunities for character and leadership development. Talent Search motivates students in the El Paso Community to complete their education.


  • To provide academic support to Educational Talent Search participants, track their progress, ensure their completion of a high school diploma and subsequent college enrollment.

  • To assist in providing access to college by educating participating students and parents about the college admissions and financial aid processes and facilitating their completion of related applications and forms.

  • To ensure the exposure of low-income, first-generation college bound students to university life and the benefits of a college education.

Main Office

University Towers

1900 Oregon Suite. 201

El Paso, TX 79902

Office: (915) 747-6604

Fax: (915) 747-0398