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Thank you for your interest in the NCMC Talent Search program!  Talent Search is a free educational program for students ages 11 - 27 years old who have completed the 5th grade. Talent Search is designed to assist participants in their preparation for enrollment into ANY college or school.

Please complete this application as thoroughly as possible.  Applications are not considered complete unless all information is included. You cannot save and restart this application.  You may want to review the included items, take some time to make notes and gather the required documents, and then return to submit your application.  If you have any questions, please call our office at (816) 341-6563 or email talentsearch@mail.ncmissouri.edu.

The TRiO Talent Search of NCMC is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education with an annual budget of $277,375.

Student Information:
First Name *
Middle Name
Last Name *
Mailing Address *
Address 2 (Apt # or PO Box)
City *
State *
Zip *
Email (most often checked) *
Phone *
Gender *
Ethnicity *
Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) *
Age *
Are you a United States Citizen? (Please type Yes or No) *
If not a U.S. Citizen, are you a permanent resident and/or becoming a U.S. Citizen?
Please check this box if you are in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.
Who do you regularly reside with? *
Discuss what has encouraged or influenced you to want to go to college? *

Academic Information:
School *
Student ID *
Current Grade *
School Email *
Are you currently served by another Federal TRiO or GEAR Up Program? *
If you answered yes to the previous question, please choose the other Federal Program.
What career or job are you interested in?
How did you find out about Talent Search?
Please check as many of the following NCMC TRiO Talent Search services you feel may be helpful to you (Check all that apply):
Study and Test Taking Skills
Adjustment to Middle/High School Workshops
Tutoring in Core High School Courses (Choose as many subjects below that may be needed)
English and/or Writing
Foreign Language
High School Course Selection/Graduation Requirements
Dual Credit and/or AP Program Information
College Awareness and Exploration
Cultural Awareness/Field Trips
Career Exploration/Field Trips
College Orientation Activities and Field Trips
Time Management and Goal Setting
Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
College Entrance Exam (ACT/SAT) Information and Preparation
Individual Assistance with College Admissions & Financial Aid Application Process

Parent/Guardian Information:
Mother/Guardian 1 Name *
Father/Guardian 2 Name *

Permissions for:
Do you authorize NCMC TRiO Talent Search to obtain copies of your official transcripts/grade reports? (Yes/No) *

Sign and Submit:

Your signature below will certify as to the truth of the statements made in this form, and will also serve as an authorization for the NCMC TRiO Talent Search Program to access, request and receive copies of your academic transcripts, grade reports, report cards, test scores and any other academic information and test results necessary to complete the program's application process.  I also give permission for use of photographs (including, but not limited to, the TS webpage and Facebook page), as well as any information from the school or future college that might be pertinent to the program.  It will also imply your willingness to take part in activities related to NCMC TRiO Talent Search.

Student Signature *
Please select a signature verification type.

Important!  Your submission IS NOT COMPLETE until you click on the "SUBMIT APPLICATION" button below.