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RI Educational Talent Search

As the college's response to COVID-19 evolves, all programs of the Office of Opportunity & Outreach, including Educational Talent Search remain operational.

Staff have been instructed to work offsite but continue to support our students. Please contact them by email - they will respond. Any urgent program updates will be posted below.

The Rhode Island Educational Talent Search (ETS) provides free help to students in grades 6th-12th, who want to complete high school and enroll in a post-secondary institution.


  • Study skills/test taking information
  • PSAT/SAT I & II information and preparation
  • College information and tours
  • College admission application assistance
  • College admission application fee waivers
  • Information on programs of study
  • Career counseling/Tutorial Referral
  • Financial Aid information
  • Assistance completing Financial Aid forms
  • Scholarship information

liston campus

The ETS main office is centrally located on the Liston Campus in Providence. The office is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 4:30 and Counselors are available in all of our participating schools. To find out more about ETS call (401) 455-6073.

The Rhode Island Educational Talent Search Program (ETS) is funded through the Community College of Rhode Island. by a grant from the US Department of Education under the Office of Postsecondary Education TRIO Programs.