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Project GRAD Akron

  • Project GRAD Akron
  • 10 North Main St
    Suite 503
  • Akron, OH 44308
  • (330) 761-3113
  • 2002

Program Description

In collaboration with community partners, Project GRAD Akron will provide a system of programs, supports, and scholarships for underrepresented students to achieve success from kindergarten through career.

College and Career Central - a comprehensive program that provides the information, knowledge, resources, and skills to be READY for life after high school graduation - for college (four year, two year, or technical school), the Armed Services, or the work world.

Program is provided as a "class" for Seniors, 4 periods each day; 1 day per week for 7th, 8th, and 9th grades.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Race & Ethnicity

  • Hispanic/Latino: 1%
  • African American: 99%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 650
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Central State University
  • Kent State University at Kent
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus
  • Stark State College
  • University of Akron Main Campus