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University of California - Berkeley Pre-College TRiO Talent Search

Program Description

The Talent Search Program at UC Berkeley (TS), one of the largest Educational Talent Search Projects currently funded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Federal TRiO programs, joined UC Berkeley in 1997. With an annual budget of $681,210, TS primarily serves students in seven public high schools in Oakland and West Contra Costa Unified School Districts. The Talent Search Project is proud to now be serving three middle schools in West County and 3 middle schools in Oakland.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • University of California-Berkeley