ETS is a TRIO/Talent Search Program. These programs were created by the United States Congress in 1965 to help encourage qualified students to continue their education. This program is designed to assist 825 students in target schools in four Southwestern Indiana counties (Greene, Knox, Sullivan, and Vanderburgh) who wish to continue their studies beyond the high school level.

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Mission Statement
The mission of the Vincennes University Educational Talent Search program, through outreach programming in financial, personal, career, and academic advisement, is to assist qualified income-eligible and/or first generation students to re-enter secondary school, complete secondary school, and undertake a program of postsecondary education and complete a post-secondary education program.

Vision Statement
ETS is committed to all participants to achieve their educational goals. Participants will be equipped with the necessary resources and skills which will enable them to: successfully meet the challenges of the 21st Century, make sound career decisions, and pursue postsecondary opportunities that will enable them to improve their quality of life and to contribute to society.

FUNDING
Educational Talent Search is a 100% federally funded TRIO program at $405,900  by the U.S Department of Education.

Educational Talent Search Outcomes

2016-2017
High School Graduate- 99% (93% graduated on a rigorous program) Postsecondary Educational Enrollment- 80%
2015-2016
High School Graduate- 100% (91% graduated on a rigorous program)  Postsecondary Educational Enrollment--83.5%
2014-2015
High School Graduate- 100% (95% graduated on a rigorous program) Postsecondary Educational Enrollment--89%

2013-2014
High School Graduate - 100% (91% graduated on a rigorous program)  Postsecondary Educational Enrollment - 87%

2012-2013
High School Graduate - 100% (82% graduated on a rigorous program) Postsecondary Education Enrollment - 84%
2011 – 2012
High School Graduate - 99% (85% graduated on a rigorous program) Postsecondary Education Enrollment - 81%
2010 - 2011
High School Graduate - 99% Postsecondary Education Enrollment - 84%
2009 - 2010
High School Graduate - 97% Postsecondary Education Enrollment - 85%

Office Contact Information
Vincennes Office 812-888-4298
Evansville Office 812-888-2878

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