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COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM (CACGP)

 CACGP's National Summer Transportation Institute introduces middle and high school students to careers in the transportation industry. It's a hands-on, fun program packed with field trips and interesting activities! NSTI is one of several summer programs offered through CACGP at GCC. For information call 735-5565/1122.

UPCOMING College Access Challenge Grant Program ACTIVITIES
 
May 27 – College Financial Aid Workshop from 6:00 – 8:00 pm @ GCC Computer Lab, Bldg. 3000 – Rm 3114
Students & parents will learn basic Financial Aid FAFSA information & terms, admissions checklist, & how to apply for CACGP’s $1,000 Grant Aid.
$1,000 Grant Aid Deadline: June 19  for 2015 Summer/Fall- 5:00 pm @ GCC CACGP Office, Bldg. 5000, Rm 5202.** 
You must be a CACGP member, eligible for Title IV, Guam High School graduate 2009-2014 and be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution (GCC, UOG or off-island).
 
FREE Summer Programs for CACGP students!
Summer Program Applications are due on May 15th

Summer Bridge A:  June 8-June 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
(30 Middle and 30 High School students) (Refresher Math, English, Visual Arts, Guam History/Pacific Cultures, Health, Career Interests)
Summer Bridge B: June 29-July 17  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(30 Middle and 30 High School students) (Refresher Math, English, Visual Arts, Guam history/Pacific Cultures, Health, Career Interests

Kids in College Kamp (KICK) Session A: June 8-June 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
(20 Middle School students) (Math, English, Arts, Sports Science, Computer Science, Culinary)
Kids in College Kamp (KICK) Session B: June 29-July 17, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(20 Middle School students) (Math, English, Arts, Sports Science, Computer Science, Culinary)

"Build Your Future" Construction Trades- June 15-June 26, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
(20 Middle School students)

National Summer Transportation Institute (Sea, Air, Land Transportation) June 29-July 17, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.,
(20 High School students)

(STEEP) Sustainable Technologies and Environmental Engineering Programs( Robotics & Environmental Sciences) - June 15-July 2, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
(20 High School students)
 

**Please note that documents must be complete to process applications. 

 
Download Applications Here:
1. CACGP App
2. Grant Aid App
3. Summer Bridge Session App
4. KICK Session App
5. Construction Trades App
6. National Summer Transportation Institute App
7. Sustainability Technologies and Environmental Engineering Programs (STEEP) App
 
For more information, please contact gcc.cacgp@guamcc.edu or 735-0221.
 
CACGP Program Description

The College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) is a five year (2010-2015) formula grant from the U.S. Department of Education, created by H.R. 2669 (College Cost Reduction and Access Act). The CACGP primary purpose is to provide information and services to increase access to postsecondary education for underserved populations in middle and high school. CACGP is designed to support states and U.S. territories in helping students and their families to learn about, prepare for, and finance a postsecondary education.

Mission
To significantly increase the number of underrepresented students in middle schools, high schools, and adult education programs who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Services Provided:

Free Tutoring
College Preparation & Admissions Workshop
Financial Aid Assistance
Student Leadership & Professional Development
Career Goals Assessment and Counseling Services
Summer Bridge Program
Grant Aid

Contact Information:
Christine B. Sison, Program Director
Location: Student Center (Bldg. 5000) Rooms 5202 & 5203
Phone: 735-5565, 735-0221, 735-1123 & 735-1124
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.