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Educational Talent Search

TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded grant program sponsored by Colorado State University-Pueblo that is driven by our mission to empower first-generation, low-income students in Pueblo, CO to attend college and graduate. ETS will help 500 middle and high school students annually at Pueblo City Schools with career exploration and secondary school success initiatives as well as transitions. By doing so, we will break down the barriers that hold our students back from succeeding in college and beyond.

TRIO Educational Talent Search Services

  • Career Exploration
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • College Preparation
  • Academic Success Workshops
  • Campus Tours and Field Trips
  • After School Programs
  • Assistance in applying for Financial Aid, Scholarships, and College Admissions

TRIO Educational Talent Search provides college readiness services regardless of sex, age, parental status, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.​


Students must be:
Enrolled at a participating school
  • Middle Schools:
    • ​Risley
    • Roncalli
    • Pueblo Academy of Arts
  • High Schools:
    • ​South HS
    • Central HS
    • East HS

A U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

(Priority give to students who qualify as low-income, potential first-generation college student, and that have a minimum 2.5 GPA)

How To Apply

Fill out an ​Application (you may also obtain an application from your school's counselor)

Submit Completed Application to:

Colorado State University-Pueblo
Talent Search, Buell 107
2200 Bonforte Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81001

For help filling out your application call 719.549.2592


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Registration is available for Fall B online – please see course details in Course Offerings. 

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