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FY 2014 Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshops

This notice provides information about four one-day technical assistance workshops to assist institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, and States interested in preparing grant applications for FY 2014 new awards under the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) program. Program staff will present information about the purpose of the GEAR UP Program, selection criteria, application content, submission procedures, and reporting requirements.

The pre-application technical assistance workshops will be held as follows:

  1. Washington, DC: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
    Hilton Arlington
    950 North Stafford Street
    Arlington, VA 22203
    Telephone: 703-528-6000
    Hotel Web site

  2. Atlanta, Georgia: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta Airport
    3400 Norman Berry Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30344
    Telephone: 404-763-1600
    Hotel Web site

  3. Chicago, Illinois: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    InterContinental Chicago O’Hare
    5300 N. River Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018
    Telephone: 847-544-5300
    Hotel Web site

  4. Los Angeles, California: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Holiday Inn Los Angeles International Airport
    9901 S. La Cienega Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Telephone: 310-649-5151
    Hotel Web site

Please select the following link to register for one of the workshops: All technical assistance workshop sessions will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration is 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the day of the session. There is no fee for these workshops, however, space is limited. Attendees are required to make their own reservations directly with the hotel. Attendees should refer to the group name "GEAR UP Pre-Application Technical Workshop" to receive the special group rate. We encourage attendance from those who will be responsible for providing technical support for uploading the application materials onto the Apply site.


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