GEAR UP Kentucky (GUK) has announced the 2022-23 GEAR UP Kentucky Students of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding GUK students who consistently demonstrate positive leadership at school, in GUK activities and amongst their peers.
Kentucky high school students and their families will get some help navigating how to apply and pay for college with a new information campaign that runs through November.
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and GEAR UP Kentucky, a unit of the council, are throwing down the gauntlet on TikTok this month to help raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA form.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.
Hundreds of high school juniors from across Kentucky earned $1,000 academic scholarships in the “Drive the Dream” program, sponsored by GEAR UP Kentucky and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. A total of 536 students earned the scholarships and were recognized during a ceremony last Friday at Western Kentucky University’s Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. Scholarship recipients were members of [...]