Michigan GEAR UP
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal grant program aimed at preparing low-income students for success in post-secondary education.
Michigan GEAR UP partners with 15 public universities, as well as with community organizations like DAPCEP, to provide early intervention services to a cohort of 11,000 students from eligible high schools.
Academic advising and career counseling
College Admission overview
Financial literacy and college financing strategies
Educational field trips
College clubs, and guest speakers
Summer enrichment programs
Job site visit/job shadowing
Workforce and career development