Apply to Join Talent Search Today

Penn Talent Search is a free program that offers a full range of hybrid activities and interventions designed to promote college access, including counseling and workshops on goal setting, decision-making, career exploration, academic planning, college selection, scholarship searches, personal finance, digital literacy, and financial aid, to first generation, low income, Philadelphia students attending 6th – 12th grade.

How to Apply

Submit the online application form through the link below. If you have questions regarding the application procedures, contact our team at

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Who Should Apply

We are currently accepting applications from 6th – 12th graders who are residents of the city of Philadelphia. Potential first-generation college students (neither parent has a four-year degree) are especially encouraged to apply!