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Talent Search Eligibility Requirements

Talent Search Application

Who is eligible to apply?

The Talent Search program assists Aldine and Houston area residents and students who attend high school, middle school, or intermediate school in the Aldine and Houston Independent School Districts. Two out of three Talent Search members must meet federal economic guidelines and live in a house where neither parent has a bachelor's degree.

To join UHD's Talent Search program you must also be:

  • Willing to participate in program activities
  • Planning to attend a college, university, or training program after H.S. graduation
  • From 11 to 27 years of age
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Able to demonstrate the potential to succeed in post-secondary education
  • NOT enrolled in a program of postsecondary education or have a college degree

View and download the Official UHD Talent Search Brochure (la versión en español está adjunta)

If you meet the above criteria and you are interested in joining Talent Search, please complete the online application using one of the appropriate secure links below. Contact us at (713) 221-8992 or via email to if you have any trouble with the online application process.

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Talent Search
University of Houston-Downtown
Houston, TX 77002
One Main Street N215
(713) 221-8992       

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