GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.
BGSU GEAR UP enhances educational opportunities for students in high poverty-level schools through school restructuring, professional development for teachers and direct services to students.
BGSU GEAR UP works in partnership with Toledo Public Schools to encourage academic success and improve retention and graduation rates.
BGSU GEAR UP provides information to parents and students about college and other post-secondary opportunities.
BGSU GEAR UP emphasizes financial aid guidance and community and family involvement.
BGSU GEAR UP received millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Education, including money for student financial assistance for post secondary education.