Talent Search students and staff member

Welcome to UMD's Talent Search

Talent Search works with traditionally underrepresented middle and high school students who show promise, but may still need the supports we provide to successfully graduate from high school and navigate the unfamiliar territory of college acceptance and enrollment. In short, UM-Talent Search is committed to creating a space for our students to dream; And then equipping them and their families with the information, skills and resources necessary to make their dreams reality.

A Talent Search education specialist in our partner schools assists students in:

  • SAT/ACT Prep and academic support

  • Financial aid assistance and fee waivers for college applications

  • Assistance in obtaining scholarships and

  • Mentorship, coaching, and college tours