GEAR UP Birmingham

  • State: Alabama
  • Coverage: Birmingham
  • Status: Announced
  • Institution Type: 2 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2022
  • Funding Source: public
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: four semesters

School(s): 2-year or technical institution

The GEAR UP college tuition waiver is a last-dollar “tuition only” waiver available to the members of the GEAR UP Birmingham (GUB) cohort, upon successful completion of high school, who meet the specified criteria for college admission. The GEAR UP college tuition waiver is also available to the parents/legal guardian(s) of GEAR UP Birmingham students who are currently enrolled in the GEAR UP cohort who qualify for admission at any institution or technical college within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS).

Program Links

  • Birmingham, AL
  • United States
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