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GEAR UP Kentucky – NEW GRANT INFO

The federal GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) program provides seven-year grants for states and partnerships to provide resources and services at middle and high schools with low-income student populations. The GEAR UP program is dedicated to developing a college-going culture by working with students, parents, school staff, and…

2017 Institute for a College-Going Commonwealth: Agenda, Videos & Conference Materials

As research and practice both demonstrate, it takes a village to make our students successful and many people and systems influence their journey and the obstacles they will or will not encounter along the way. As the culminating event of the GEAR UP Kentucky project, the 2017 Institute for a College-Going…

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2016-17 GEAR UP Students and Parents of the Year

2016-17 GEAR UP Student of the Year Awards To recognize outstanding students and identify potential student leaders and youth advocates for the GEAR UP program, GEAR UP Kentucky invites participating high school schools to identify one student to be recognized as their GEAR UP Student of the Year for the…

250 Participate in 2016 Fall Family Campus Days

GEAR UP Family Campus Days bring families as a unit (defined as parents/guardians/mentors/other significant adults along with their student) onto college campuses to receive information about the college planning process in general and the specifics of each university’s program offerings and campus life. GEAR UP Family Campus Days also educate…

2017 Institute for a College-Going Commonwealth Coming June 8-9

Mark your calendar to join us June 8 – 9, 2017 for the culminating statewide event of the GEAR UP Kentucky project! The 2017 Institute for a College-Going Commonwealth at Holiday Inn University Plaza & Sloan Convention Center will bring together the diverse voices and perspectives of GEAR UP students and…

Apply for 2017 GEAR UP Ky Summer Academy – DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 28!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 GEAR UP Summer Academy! Application deadline: February 28, 2017 For more information and online applications…  Visit the GEAR UP Summer Academy website 

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