Provides 6-or 7-year grants to States and partnerships to provide support, and maintain a commitment, to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, to help the students obtain a secondary school diploma (or its recognized equivalent) and to prepare for, and succeed in, postsecondary education. GEAR UP has two major service components. All projects provide a comprehensive set of early intervention services including mentoring, tutoring, academic and career counseling, services to increase parental involvement, and other college preparation activities like exposure to college campuses and financial aid information and assistance. Some projects provide college scholarships to participating students.
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- 2009: $313,212,000
- 2010: $321,501,000
- 2011: $300,783,000
† No obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance