Center for Educational Opportunity Programs
305 J.R. Pearson Hall
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, KS 66045
GEAR UP is a federally funded
program (U.S.D.E.) designed to increase the number of students from
low income families who are prepared to enter and succeed in post secondary
education. APEX GEAR UP is unique from other initiatives. This program
supports academic achievement of students attending 4th to 12th grades
who are residents of the KCK Public Housing complexes.
Talent Search/TRIO serves
young people in grades six through twelve offering counseling, information
and college admissions requirements, scholarships and various student
financial aid programs.
GEAR UP Programs provide
an array of education services, career exploration activities and other
enrichment opportunities to students who attend Argentine, Arrowhead, Eisenhower, and Rosedale Middle Schools, and Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas. GEAR UP serves the classes of 2017 and 2018, with the goal
of preparing these students for postsecondary education.
Harvest of Hope Leadership Academy (HHLA) is a 3-week summer residential program on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence. Taking place each June, HHLA provides academic enrichment, leadership development, and college preparation for 50 high school students eligible for migrant education services.
and Science Center helps students from low-income families strengthen
math and science skills. In addition, students learn computer technology
as well as English, foreign language and study skills. The services
and programs offered by the Math and Science Center allow students to
enhance and sharpen their analytical skills and provide a foundation
for success in math and science fields.
Bound helps young
students prepare for higher education. Participants receive instruction
in literature, composition, mathematics and science at KU on Saturdays
and during the summer.