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GEAR UP Iowa Partner's are a vital part of the collective approach that GEAR UP Iowa brings to building a college-going culture in our participating districts. Learn more about how to become a GEAR UP Iowa Partner here. Interested in becoming a partner? Contact Karmon Long, GEAR UP Iowa Project Director, at

GEAR UP Iowa is expected to start a new grant cycle in fall 2021 with seventh grade students. The program will follow them through their first year in college. Any school that is interested in partnering with GEAR UP Iowa for the new grant cycle should fill out the form below to receive more information.

Take the 2021 Interest Survey