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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 

FAFSA Frenzy kicks off October 1

GUK is kicking off FAFSA Frenzy on October 1, a statewide effort to promote and support GUK seniors in successfully completing and submitting the FAFSA. As an incentive, the first high school in each of GUK’s five regions to have 85% of their senior class complete the FAFSA will receive funding…

Kentucky GEAR UP Week Celebration to recognize 2015-16 GEAR UP Students of the Year

The 2016 GEAR UP Students of the Year will be publicly recognized for their leadership, personal accomplishments, and academic achievements at the first-ever Kentucky GEAR UP Week Celebration at the State Capitol on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. In recognition of National GEAR UP week celebrated annually in September by 127…

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