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: