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Northeastern State University Talent Search

  • Daniel Adney
  • Coordinator for Educational Talent Search
  • 918-449-6165

Program Description

Educational Talent Search provides access to post-secondary education, information on post-secondary education, career development and academic support to students in 16 School Districts in Northeast Oklahoma.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 22%
  • White: 56%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 7%
  • Other: 2%
  • African American: 11%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 400
  • Middle School: 100
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Northeastern State University (1)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (1)
  • Rogers State University (1)
  • Tulsa Community College (1)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (1)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (1)