Subgrants to Eligible K–12 School Districts
School districts that have not received funding from Phase I of Oklahoma GEAR UP are eligible to apply for a one-year subgrant for up to $25,000 to implement student academic intervention strategies as evidenced by student assessment data. GEAR UP will award up to 24 subgrants per year through 2010. GEAR UP trainer/coordinators will work closely with each school district awarded a subgrant to ensure that the early intervention strategies are effective and research-based.
To be eligible for these subgrants, the school district must not have received funding from Phase I Oklahoma GEAR UP activities, must have a districtwide free/reduced lunch rate of 50 percent or higher and must participate in the EPAS program. Please view the eligibility list below.
To apply for a GEAR UP Phase II subgrant, the school district will be required to complete application documents, which are available below.
The submission deadline is March 6, 2009. The grants will be awarded in 2009.
College Access Subgrants for K-12
Request for Proposals, Instructions and Required Forms
2009 College Access Subgrants Request for Proposals (Word doc, 111 kb)
2009 College Access Subgrants Application Instructions (Word Doc, 40 kb)
Download the application form and complete and mail one original application and three copies in sufficient time to meet the submission deadline. No e-mail or fax copies will be accepted. Each submission should be concise and clearly written and should contain the following information:
- Proposal Cover Page (1 page)
- Project Narrative (up to 8 pages)
- Project Work Plan (See RFP instructions for details)
- Budget Summary (1 page)
- Budget Narrative
- College Access Committee Membership and Agreement (1 page)
- State Regents' Vendor Form ( 1 page)
- W-9 (IRS Form - 1st page only of PDF file)
Complete proposals must be received by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education by March 6, 2009. Earlier submission is acceptable and encouraged.
Mail the completed application to:
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma GEAR UP
Attention: Cathy Perri
Senior Coordinator for Administration and Sustainability
PO Box 108850
Oklahoma City, OK 73101-8850
For More Information
Oklahoma GEAR UP Director of Student & Community Outreach Activities
Please note: The eligibility list below is based on the Oklahoma State Department of Education's free and reduced lunch rate. The eligibility requirements to submit a college access subgrant are 50 percent free/reduced lunch rate and participation in EPAS. Eligibility will be based on the 2009 free/reduced lunch rate criteria. The list below may not reflect current eligibility. Proof of eligibility will be required upon submission of the subgrant application.