Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a seven-year $49 million grant awarded to the UAB School of Education by the U.S. Department of Education’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education by providing direct and support services to high-poverty, middle and high schools.

GEAR UP was recently featured in an article by Roy S. Johnson on AL.com. Read the full article on AL.com.