Department of Education's GEAR UP Grants

Grant program designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Deadline: July 7, 2015

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education


The GEAR UP program (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) provides six-year grants to states or partnerships (local educational agencies and institutions of higher education along with two additional partners) to provide early intervention support services and scholarships to a cohort of students in low-income middle and high schools.

How to Apply