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GEAR UP Utah 2018-2024 Grant

GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a seven-year federal grant program that provides services and assistance for low-income students to help them successfully graduate from high school and prepare for college.

Grant Objectives

  • Increase academic performance and preparation for post-secondary education for GEAR UP students.
  • Increase the rate of high school graduation and enrollment in post-secondary education for GEAR UP students.
  • Increase GEAR UP students’ and their families’ knowledge of post-secondary education options, preparations, and financing.
  • Increase GEAR UP students’ success in their first year of attendance at an institution of higher edcation.

Grant Details

Grant Abstract

Grant Abstract

GEAR UP UTAH will implement the proposed activities using the Priority Student Model in a wide area implementation covering a service region of over 21,000 square miles. A total of 16 school districts and 53 schools in 11 counties throughout the state will participate. The majority of these schools and districts participated in the highly successful 2011-2018 Utah’s Statewide GEAR UP Education Program grant led by Utah Valley University. The number of students and the scope of direct student services have been expanded in this state grant proposal, along with an ongoing comprehensive, outcomes-oriented evaluation governing all project processes and interventions.

Grant Highlights

Grant Highlights

  • 30,130 secondary students projected to be served statewide
  • 3, 847 first year of college students projected to be served statewide
  • $24.5 million for 2017-2024

Grant Services

Grant Services

  • Tutoring & Mentoring
  • Academic Counseling
  • College Readiness Preparation
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • First Year in College Support
  • Parent & Family Support
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Increased program Evaluation & Data Gathering

 

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Grant Partners

Utah State University - Main

 

 

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Old Main Hill
Logan, Utah 84332
435-752-3925 ext 2023

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Schools:

  • Green Canyon High School
  • Mountain Crest High School
  • Ridgeline High School
  • Sky View High School

Utah State University - Eastern

 

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451 East 400 North WIB 207
Price, UT 84501
435-613-5648

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Schools:

  • Carbon High School
  • Helper Jr. High School
  • Mont Harmon Jr. High School
  • Canyon View Jr. High School
  • Emery High School
  • Green River High School
  • San Rafael Jr. High School
  • Pinnacle Canyon Academy

San Juan Foundation

 

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580 South 650 West
Blanding, Utah 84511
435-678-4000

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Schools:

  • Albert Lyman Middle School
  • Monticello High School
  • Monument Valley High School
  • Navajo Mountain High School
  • San Juan High School
  • Whitehorse High School
  • Wayne Middle School
  • Wayne High School

Weber State University

 

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2750 N University Park Blvd.
Layton, Utah 84041
801-395-3547

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Schools:

  • North Layton Jr. High School
  • Northridge High School
  • Sunset Jr. High School
  • Syracuse Jr. High School
  • Syracuse High School
  • Bonneville High School
  • South Ogden Jr. High School
  • TH Bell Jr. High School

 

 

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Location

We are located at 1044 South 400 West, on the East rim of the Main Orem Campus

Physical Address: 1044 S. 400 W., Orem

Fax number: 801-863-8639

Hours

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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