Carolina College Advising Corps

Organization:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Amount:
$381,954.03
Program Area:
UNC-CH Initiative
County of Applicant:
Orange
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support the placement of five UNC-Chapel Hill graduates to serve as Carolina College Advising Corps members in high schools in Caldwell, Scotland, Warren, Robeson, and Edgecombe counties for two school years. These advisors will serve twelve designated high schools with the specific intention of increasing the college-going rate of graduates, particularly for first-generation college, underrepresented, and low-income students. Research regarding the College Advising Corps has demonstrated that the program has increased college going rates of students by as much as 14% in economically distressed counties.

Contact:
Dr. Barbara Entwisle Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) 104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200, CB #1350 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1350 919-966-3411
Areas Served:
Anson, Bertie, Edgecombe, Hertford, Robeson, Scotland, Union, Warren, Caldwell, Halifax, Northampton

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