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Eligibility & Application

In order to be eligible for our progam, students must be between the ages of 11 and 27 and have completed the fifth grade. Two-thirds of our participants must be students who are low-income and potential first-generation college students and attend one of the following schools.

  • Jeanerette Sr. & Jr. High
  • Loreauville
  • New Iberia
  • Opelousas Sr. & Jr. High
  • North Central
  • Northwest
  • Beau Chene
  • Franklin
  • MACA (6-12)
  • St. Martinville Sr. & Jr. High
  • Breaux Bridge
  • Cecilia Sr. & Jr. High
  • Abbeville
  • Delcambre
  • Eunice
  • North Vermillion
  • Church Point
  • Gueydan
  • Iota
  • Port Barre
  • Ville Platte
  • Sunset Elementary
  • Armstong

Program information is available in the ETS office, located in DeClouet Hall, room 215. We understand that you may have a busy schedule so you can also fill out an application and email it to us at or by fax at(337) 482-6833.  We look forward to hearing from you and are excited to help you reach your next educational milestone. 

If you would like any additional information about the Educational Talent Search program, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's website.