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TRIO Talent Search Application

TRIO Talent Search is 100% funded by the United States Department of Education and is hosted by Iowa Lakes Community College. Funding for the 2020-2021 year is $431,596.00.

TRIO TALENT SEARCH is funded to serve first generation and income eligible students who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and college prep advising to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to complete their postsecondary education.

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TRIO Talent Search Application
To be completed by the STUDENT
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Gender:
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Are you a veteran?:
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Academic need (check all that apply):
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Ethnicity:
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I plan to go to college:
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Electronic Signature Agreement: You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this application. You agree that your signature on this document is as valid as if you signed the document in writing.
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The following questions are to be completed by PARENT/GUARDIAN
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Father GRADUATE from a 4-year college or university?:
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Mother GRADUATE from a 4-year college or university?:
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Student is currently in foster care or legal ward of state?:
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Is your child a U.S.. Citizen?:
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The Talent Search program offers services to assist students who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program hosts:

  • Monthly In-school Advising Sessions
  • Weekly Academic Assistance at Various Locations
  • College Campus Visits & Cultural Events staffed at a 1:10 ratio (1 adult for every 10 students)
  • Workshops and Curriculum on the following topics: Study Skills, Goal Setting, Career Decision Making, Rigorous Course Scheduling, Choosing a College, The College Application Process, ACT Registration & Prep, Writing a Scholarship Essay, and FAFSA Completion.
My child could participate fully in all Talent Search services listed above:
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I believe my student will:
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TAXABLE INCOME AMOUNT (This is NOT your gross income but your income minus any deductions or exemptions allowed in the tax year.) It can be found on your Form 1040 (line 11b), 1040A (Line 27), or 1040 EZ (Line 6). 

Taxable Income Amount:
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If you did not file a Federal Income Tax return last year, please check all of the following that apply:
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Do you have other children in grades 6-12 that would like to apply for TRIO Talent Search?

Electronic Signature Agreement: You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this application. You agree that your signature on this document is as valid as if you signed the document in writing.
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Draw your signature.

By hitting the Submit button, I agree to the following:

TRIO TALENT SEARCH RELEASE OF INFORMATION

I give my consent for the TRIO Talent Search Program to request information from the school (which may include school transcripts, standardized test scores, grade reports, income and/or other benefit receipts) necessary to document eligibility of the applicant throughout participation in the Iowa Lakes TRIO Talent Search Program. I also give consent for the TRIO Talent Search Program to share information with other agencies offering student support services and for the TRIO Talent Search Program to transport my student to workshops, seminars or college visits, sponsored by the program (events are staffed at 1:10 ratio). Additionally, I understand that my student may be photographed/videotaped while participating in program activities and I agree that photographs/video tapes may be used in various social media to promote the program to other students, parents and institutions.

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