Welcome to GEAR UP at EWC!
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federally-funded, statewide grant in Wyoming that provides services to 2,000 seventh through twelfth grade, income-eligible students each year.
The GEAR UP goal of increasing the number of eligible students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education is accomplished by:
- Providing academic support, college preparation, and family services through our GEAR UP offices located in each of the seven community colleges in Wyoming.
- Providing educator training and school improvement initiatives through a partnership with the Wyoming Department of Education.
To have a marked impact on preparing students to pursue and excel in post-secondary education through partnering with schools, communities, students and parents.
To apply for the EWC GEAR UP Institutional Scholarship:
- Complete the EWC Admissions application.
- Receive an email with an EWC username and password in order to access your MyEWC account.
- Log onto your MyEWC account, click the Scholarship App button.
- Complete your application, indicating YES that you are a GEAR UP student.
- EWC’s Financial Aid Office will inform the EWC GEAR UP Program Director, Judy Brown, of your intentions.