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Talent Search (TS)

Providing Hope & Opportunity

Chipola College Talent Search Program

Program Description - Quality Life After High School

The Talent Search Program at Chipola College is funded through the U.S. Department of Education.  TS is a free comprehensive intervention program.  Talent Search is designed for students in grades 6 through 12 to help them succeed in graduating from high school and preparing them for continued education.  The staff of the program advises and assists students with the process of entering college or a post-secondary program of their choice.  
Our program is important because it identifies and assists students who have the potential in succeeding in higher education. The Chipola College Talent Search Staff provides academic, career, and financial aid counseling to program participants, motivating them to better understand their educational opportunities and options.

Program Services

    • Academic needs assessment / Support
    • Personal attention and counseling
    • Career guidance and college exploration
    • Tutoring, study and test-taking skills training and services
    • ACT and SAT preparation
    • ACT/CPT fee waiver
    • Assistance in completing college admissions applications
    • College application fee waiver
    • Information on student financial assistance
    • Assistance in completing financial aid applications
    • Assistance in scholarship searches and applications
    • Field trips to universities, state and community colleges, and technical centers
    • Cultural enrichment activities
    • Continuous, sequential services from 6th through 12 grades
    • Referrals
  • Eligibility

    All students in the eighteen targeted schools are welcome to apply. Middle and high-school students who are interested and wish to apply to CC Talent Search Program must meet one of the following criteria:
    • Be a potential first generation college student (will be first in their families to achieve a four-year college degree) and whose income falls within the federal guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • Meet income requirements (falls within the federal guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education)
    • Or (if student does not meet the requirements above), demonstrate some other need.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Be a current middle or high-school student or resident of Jackson, Calhoun, Liberty, Washington or Holmes counties.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or provide documentation from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of his or her intent to become a permanent resident.

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    For more information contact the Talent Search office by phone (850) 718-2457 or email


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