What is GEAR UP?
What does GEAR UP stand for?
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
GEAR UP is a 7-year federal grant/partnership with the University of Washington for the classes of 2023 & 2024 focused on academic preparedness, college readiness, high school graduation, and post-secondary success.
The goals of GEAR UP—
-Support successful completion of rigorous courses
-Provide college financial aid information to students
-Increase % of students graduating high school
-Increase % of students enrolling in & attending college