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What is GEAR UP Central? 

GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a federally-funded grant designed to increase the number of cohort students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. 

GEAR UP Central currently serves the Freshmen Class of 2020 at Millwood, Mid-Del, and Western Heights High Schools. All GEAR UP activities and service are at no cost to the student, parent, teacher, or school administration! In order to become enrolled, parents must complete a GEAR UP authorization form and return it to their child’s school. It’s that simple. (Authorization forms are available at the website below and can also be emailed to Tera Landrum) 

Services Offered:·         

College Campus Visits·         
Financial Aid Workshops·         
Academic Advisement·         
ACT/SAT Prep·         
Career Exploration·         
Monthly Saturday Academies·         
Community Service Opportunities (Counts toward graduation requirements)·         
Leadership Development & more! 

Contact Millwood High School’s GEAR UP Academic Coordinator Tera Landrum for more information or any questions. Phone: 405-974-2717 Email: Remind101: Text @gearupfli to 81010 to opt in and receive updates about upcoming GEAR UP activities! 




You can email me for more information if you need it at Be sure to request transcripts well in advance of the scholarship deadlines from the counselor or registrar.  The same applies for letters of recommendation--all the more reason to treat your teachers well ;-)


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Oklahoma Based Scholarships

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If you have any additional questions in regard to this Scholarship please email me


Hispanic Scholarship Fund | General College Scholarship 

United Negro College Fund Scholarship Opportunities 

College Scholarships and Grants Available for Veterans 

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards 

Choose Home Security Scholarship Contest 

State Farm Grants and Scholarships 

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships 

The Rover College Scholarship 

Microsoft College Scholarships 

Scholarships and Fellowships | UNCF Merck Science Initiative 

Green Home Improvement Scholarship

2017 Technicians in Residential Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarship & 2017 Troops to Trades Training Grants and Scholarships






6724 MLK Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Phone & Fax

Phone: (405) 475-1004
Fax: (405) 478-7134
Enrollment Fax: (405) 475-1041

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