These grants must be used to implement a proven model program of activities that encourage student to consider and prepare for higher education. Eligible high schools may apply for up to $10,000 per year for two years.
The 13 West Virginia high schools that currently have WVACHE Access Projects have average 45 percent increase over pre-intervention college-going rates.
The deadline for proposals is June 30, 2005.
For more information, contact Sarita Gattuso, Executive Director for WVACHE, at (304) 327-4096 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Request for Proposals (RFP), which includes application forms and instructions, may be downloaded from the WVACHE website at www.oache.org/wvache_home.htm. A paper copy may be requested by contacting WVACHE at (304) 327-4096.