Gear Up FWCS - Resources


Find important information about our college partners, college and career preparation, financial aid and scholarships, internships, job shadowing opportunities, and more.

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Tutorial Services

Receive tutoring help and support from our college partners.

College Partners

GEAR UP FWCS partners with the region’s leading academic institutions.

College Preparation

Start preparing to select and apply to colleges and universities.

    |     College Board Testing (PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and AP)

College Grazing
    |     Virtual College Tours

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Learn financial aid and scholarship information through the following resources.

    |     FastWeb
    |     finaid
    |     RaiseMe
    |     Student Scholarship Search

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    |     21st Century Scholars Program
    |     Invested


FAFSA Overview

How to Create Your FSA ID

FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

Career Prospecting

Explore your interests and experience the day-to-day of your potential career.


Gain experience in your career field through internship opportunities at local businesses and organizations.

Upcoming Events

Math Tutoring GEARUP


Saturday, November 7 and Saturday, November 14 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Gaining the Competitive Edge Virtual Workshop

Interested GEAR UP students should register here

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Gear Up Week

National GEAR UP Week

September 21-25, 2020

Learn more about the GEAR UP program at FWCS.

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Virtual Parent Workshop

Virtual Parent Workshop

October 6 (Middle School) & 7 (High School), 2020

Parents, register for a free, virtual parent workshop to learn more about coaching your student to academic success.

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Virtual Coding Workshop

Virtual Coding Workshop

October 24 & 31, 2020

GEAR UP 8th grade students, register to have an opportunity to bring science and coding together while developing a mood ring. No coding experience necessary.

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Math Tutoring

Tuesdays 6-8pm, Thursdays 6-8pm, and Saturdays 10am-noon

Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with GEAR UP FWCS to offer free math tutoring for all GEAR UP 8th & 9th graders.

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