Maine Educational Talent Search Student Application
METS is sponsored by the University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development.
Thank you for your interest in Maine Educational Talent Search. METS is a federally funded TRIO program initiated by the United
States Department of Education and the United States Congress to help encourage first generation qualified students (grades 6-12)
access higher education. Educational Talent Search grants are funded entirely by the US Department of Education. The grant award
for 2022-2023 is $616,328. METS services help students explore college and career opportunities and enter the college of their choice
after their senior year. Talent Search students participate in workshops, educational and career counseling and college field trips as well as other
activities that will help them work through the steps necessary to become successful high school and college students. All METS services
are free. Completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance in the METS program.
NOTE: There are 35 questions on this form. Please be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom and answer all required questions, and include your signature.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Completion of this application does not guarantee acceptance in the METS program.