GEAR UP College prep / Weld County School District 6
Weld County School District 6
Data Provided By
United Way of Weld County
Description of Service
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a discretionary grant program from the U.S. Department of Education designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.
Urgent Services Provided
The GEAR UP grant will help build a college-going culture within our schools by supporting college visits, career exploration and academic planning. This 7-year partnership provides additional mentoring, advising, and tutor support to current 9th and 10th grade students attending Greeley Central, Greeley West, Northridge and Jefferson Junior and Senior High Schools through their graduation from a District 6 high school. Click HERE to find out more about GEAR UP.
◦Educational/Career and Cultural Activities
◦Study Skills, Test-Taking Skills
◦College and Technical School Visits
◦Financial Aid Assistance
◦SAT Test Preparation