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VSAC Talent Search

  • Carrie Harlow
  • Outreach Counselor
  • (802) 655-9602

Program Description

Since 1969, VSAC Talent Search has been providing career and college planning services to students at 40 Vermont schools who meet income guidelines and have an interest in pursuing education or training beyond high school.

VSAC Talent Search offers students:
  • Counseling support for career and college planning
  • Financial aid assistance and academic support
  • Advising on high school courses

We also offer:
  • Parent events
  • College visits
  • Summer enrichment programs

Talent Search is a U.S. Department of Education federally funded TRIO program. More than 363,300 students are enrolled in 466 Talent Search Trio programs across the US.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 1045
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Castleton University
  • Community College of Vermont
  • Northern Vermont University-Lyndon
  • University of Vermont