Gear Up

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. Eligibility for the GEAR UP Program requires that you qualify for free or reduced lunch prices at your school. The goal of GEAR UP Wyoming is to provide academic support to increase the number of students who graduate from high school and are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Free services are provided to students and parents by GEAR UP staff located at all Wyoming community colleges.

Click here to go to the Gear Up Wyoming website.

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  • Academic support and tutoring through high school
  • ACT preparation and fee waivers
  • Career services
  • Assistance in college selection and completion of college/scholarship applications 
  • Opportunities to attend college visits, educational field trips, and summer academies
  • Help in understanding federal financial aid and loans
  • Family services on college preparation and financial aid
  • Support services for first-year college students within Wyoming

GEAR UP services can help provide positive, exciting opportunities for you and your child. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also return the signed application packet to the address below and we will contact you as soon as possible. I appreciate your willingness to consider this opportunity for your child.