Missouri College Access Challenge Grant . College Access and Student Success Impacts November 11, 2013. Today’s P rogram . Background and Impact of the College Access Challenge Grant (CACG ) Hear from sub-grantees Drury Scholars Program St. Louis Internship.
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College Access and
Student Success Impacts
November 11, 2013
(A) public institutions of higher education, excluding capital expenses and research and development costs, and (B) financial aid for students attending private institutions of higher education.
Drury Scholars Coordinator
What is Measured?
How the Program Works:
Weekly Mentoring and Tutoring Sessions
Regular Outings and Trips
University & College Tours
Educational, Cultural and Social Events
What is the Drury Scholars Program?
Supported the need
Connected us to outreach – Infinite Scholars
Provided workshops with current MO statistics
Mechanism to connect to the community for additional support
College Access & Student Impact
November 11, 2013
The St. Louis Internship Program (SLIP) provides hope and opportunity for high school students in financial need through paid summer internships, intensive employability training, and year-round college and career planning, in partnership with businesses and community organizations.
College preparation is stressed throughout all SLIP activities
Establishing a college-going culture is a major goal
College access activities assist students with the application and financial aid process and familiarize students with college culture to maximize the potential for success
Field experiences on college campuses in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield expand the students’ horizons and help them become more comfortable with the college environment
Shanise Johnson, Program Director
St. Louis Internship Program
4232 Forest Park Avenue, Room 1027
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314.371.SLIP (7547) Fax: 314.371.7711
Research Associate – Missouri Department of Higher Education