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Apply to TRIO Talent Search

You may qualify for TRIO Talent Search if you

  • Reside in a home where neither parent has received a bachelor's degree 
  • Live in a household that meets TRIO Talent Search income guidelines
  • Have completed 5th grade and are at least 11 years old 
  • Would benefit from educational support to succeed in school
  • Have the desire to succeed in middle school, junior high or high school
  • Possess potential and interest in pursuing a college education

To apply

  1. Click here​ to complete the Talent Search application online (Application available in Spanish, by choosing from the language options)
  2. To request a paper application be sent by mail contact our office at 815-802-8570 or email You can return the application to your school guidance office or TTS staff; fax it to 815-802-8101 or mail it to the TRIO Talent Search office at KCC.

TRIO Talent Search Office
Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive
Kankakee, IL  60901 

Targeted schools

The following area schools participate in the TRIO Talent Search program: 

  • Kankakee High School
  • Kankakee Junior High School
  • Kennedy Middle Grade School
  • King Middle Grade School
  • St. Anne High School