Montana Educational Talent Search
If you’re a middle or high school student, Montana Educational Talent Search (METS) can help you finish high school and enroll in a college or university of your choice. If you've stopped high school or college, METS can also help you gain certification you may be interested in.
We primarily work with potential first-generation, low-income 6-12 graders across a select number of target areas, serving close to 1,300 students annually. It’s a completely free program for students, so apply today!
Knowledge is Power.
What can METS do for you?
Through highly personal group and 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, our carefully selected college advisors help to:
- Provide connections to tutoring
- Teach you to manage a budget
- Offer opportunity to attend college tours & educational field trips
- Provide career, college, and scholarship information
- Explain and answer questions on the FAFSA form
- Help with college applications and ACT/SAT tests
- Advise and mentor on high school course selections
- Help you apply for college
Am I Eligible?
We serve eligible students in the Blackfeet, Crow, Flathead, Great Falls target areas.
If you can answer 'yes' to any of the following statements, then you may be eligible for METS free services:
- My parent(s) do not have a bachelors degree.
- My family is eligible for services such as free or reduced school lunch.
- My family’s income is limited and we will need significant help with funding my college education.
Who makes up the METS team? Our staff come from a variety of different backgrounds and specializations.However, we all share one goal in common: to help you achieve more than you could have ever imagined! Learn more about our staff, and feel free to reach out with any questions you may have!
Reasons to Apply
Among the many big impacts you can have on your community includes an increase in your salary and helping to lower the unemployment rate. Plus, you’ll be doing something you love.
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