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

For information or questions regarding 2012-2013 scholarships please contact Finance Authority of Maine at:
1-800-228-3734 or email education@famemaine.com.


New Regulations
The official version of new final regulations for GEAR UP, the Federal TRIO Programs, the High School Equivalency Program (HEP), and the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is now published in the Federal Register dated October 26, 2010. You can view that at http://tinyurl.com/28shlm3.


Current Events
Visit News>Events for a list of current and past GEAR UP events and workshops, including info about the Capacity Building NCCEP conference in Orlando, FL. Also visit the News page to read about GU students getting to experience dentistry!
Gear Up students try out dentistry

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Watch the entire introduction and Susan Collin's acceptance speech for the Champion for Student Success Award at the 2011 NCCEP Conference

>>See this, and other videos from the conference on the Events page.


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GEAR UP 10 Year Anniversary Newsletter 2011 GEAR UP Grant
Download information about the 2011 GEAR UP grant, including the Abstract and interested schools.
Scholarship guidelinesScholarship Guidelines

Find out the updated GEAR UP
scholarship guidelines for this year.
NewsletterU.S. Colleges
See where Maine State GEAR UP graduates are attending colleges. It might surprise you!
GEAR UP YearbookThe GEAR UP 2011 Yearbook Yearbook is available for online viewing!

100 College Going Strategies

Get ideas on how to promote college in your school or district: Flip through the 100 College Going Strategies booklet, or "flip book," to learn ideas about how to promote a college-going culture in your school!

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Contact Us Maine State GEAR UP 11 South Road Readfield, ME 04355
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