""Maine State GEAR UP Program
Creating a College-Going Culture in Maine

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2011 Grant Update

GEAR UP Grant Continuation 2011 and beyond

We are sad to announce that Maine has not been chosen as one of the states to continue to receive GEAR UP funding. We are looking into alternative routes of financial support. Please contact us if you have any suggestions. Maine is committed to supporting youth in pursuing their career and college goals. office@syntiro.org



GEAR UP Districts Map Key

New Districts Interested in the GEAR UP 2011 Grant: Blue
Continuing Districts Interested in the GEAR UP 2011 Grant: Yellow
Syntiro and the Maine Department of Education: Green



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Maine Department of Education Logo Syntiro The Maine State GEAR UP program is funded through a grant (reference #P3345050037; James Davis, Project Officer,) from the U.S. Department of Education to the Maine Department of Education and is managed by Syntiro.
Contact Us Maine State GEAR UP 11 South Road Readfield, ME 04355
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