GEAR UP for Success for Generations to Come
|GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early
Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate
It is a federally–funded grant designed to
increase the number of cohort students who
are prepared to enter and succeed in
Eastern Oklahoma State College’s GEAR UP
grant is a partnership project with public
schools, higher education, communities,
financial institutions and business
organizations who work together to provide
students and their families a range of support
services needed to prepare for them college.
Eastern has partnered with 27 area schools
(partner schools) to provide
opportunities to students in 10th & 11th grades.
GEAR UP will provide support for these
students as they move from high school
and into the first year of college.
It’s FREE!The program does not cost the student,
parent, teacher, or school administration
How does my child become a part of GEAR UP?
Check the list of partner Schools to see if your
child is attending a GEAR UP for Success
partner school. Then simply complete and sign
the GEAR UP enrollment form and return it to your son’s/daughter’s school.
It’s that simple!