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Utah Statewide Gear Up

  • Utah Statewide Gear Up
  • 800 W. University Pkwy, MS 269
  • Orem, UT 84058
  • 801-863-7437
  • Anni Garcia
  • Assistant Director
  • 801-863-7437

Program Description

GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a seven-year federal grant program that provides services and assistance for low-income students in order to help them successfully graduate from high school and prepare for college.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%