Talent Search

The Talent Search program is an academically based, counseling program that prepares its participants to obtain and further their educational goals. The program serves 807 individuals who are middle and high school students, drop-outs, and veterans by generating interest in pursuing a post-secondary education. Eligible participants must be resident of Bulloch, Emanuel, Jenkins, or Screven Counties, be enrolled in the 6th through 12th grades or be a high school/postsecondary school dropout; be a potential first-generation college student or meet the economic guidelines for low-income families; possess the potential to be successful at the postsecondary educational level, be at least 11 years of age, or be a veteran, regardless of age. Students enrolled in the program are encouraged to attend Academic Sessions on selected Saturdays.

Talent Search Program Guide 2015-2016

The program provides the following services: Academic, Personal and Career Counseling; Basic Skill Classes, Connections to Tutoring, Cultural Enrichment and Educational Travel; Assistance with College Selection and Financial Aid; A Summer Program, SAT & ACT Preparation and Fee Waivers; Motivational and Self-Esteem Activities; Workshops on Financial Aid, Study Skills and Personal Growth; Literature on Postsecondary Programs; Parental involvement Activities; Referrals to Regional Math & Science Programs.

How to apply:

To apply to the Talent Search program, click on the link for access to our Dynamic Forms digital application and complete the form electronically. You will have to create a Dynamic Forms account in order to complete the application.

Talent Search Electronic Application


2015-2016 Saturday Session Bus Schedule:     Emanuel County Jenkins County Screven County

Notice: ALL Talent Search Students must RSVP by Wednesday of the Saturday Session. You can RSVP to the EOP Office (912)478-8746 or email Leah Edwards at lwaters@georgiasouthern.edu


Upcoming Saturday Session:


The April Saturday Session has been cancelled.

Please join us in May for the Student Recognition Ceremony.

RSVP Deadline: Wednesday prior to the session taking place.

For directions and parking, please view the Campus Map


2016 Summer Institute

If you are interested in attending the 2016 Summer Institute, please complete the Electronic Application

When: June 6-10, 2016

Where: GSU IT Building

RSVP Deadline is May 1, 2016. 

Last updated: 5/4/2016

Educational Opportunity Programs • PO Box 8071-1, Statesboro, GA 30460• (912) 478-2387• EOP@georgiasouthern.edu