Target Schools

All students in the graduating class of 2017 in the schools listed below are automatically in Michigan’s Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs at Western Michigan University. The MI GEAR UP program began serving these students in the seventh grade and will continue to follow and serve them up to their first year of college. Below is a list of our target schools and their school districts:

  • Benton Harbor High School (Benton Harbor Area Schools)
  • Eau Claire High School (Eau Claire Public Schools)
  • Fennville High School (Fennville Public Schools)
  • Hartford High School (Hartford Public Schools)
  • Kalamazoo Central High School (Kalamazoo Public Schools)

Currently, MI GEAR UP at WMU is in it's 7th year of it's grant and is serving MI GEAR UP students on campus who are attending WMU as first-year college students.