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Student Resources

Gateway Community & Technical College offers a variety of tuition assistance and other special resources designed to help you reach your educational goals. Many of these are funded by grants from the federal government or other organizations. Some programs offer tuition assistance while others connect you with opportunities for student employment, tutoring assistance, or special success services.

Start here with one of our career-focused programs, many of which qualify for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, or follow one of our pathways and transfer to a four-year college.


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Peer Mentoring

Peer Mentors will have a wide variety of resources at their fingertips that they can share with their mentees. Examples of those resources include: how to apply for SNAP benefits, housing applications, scholarship information, and workshops.

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Counseling Services

Our department is here to provide support to students struggling with non-academic issues. Our role is to empower students, to assist them in overcoming life barriers, and to support academic retention at Gateway.

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Project Aspire (TRIO)

Project ASPIRE is a federally funded TRIO Student Support Services grant designed to help students succeed in college. Our goal is to work with first generation and/or Pell eligible students to help them successfully reach their goals at Gateway and possibly transfer to four-year university.

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Ready to Work

The Ready to Work Program serves low-income student parents who are currently enrolled at Gateway Community & Technical College. Students in this program receive individualized services that help support their family/school/work balance including counseling, advising, and career development. Our main goal is to support and encourage students from enrollment to graduation.

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Gateway Education and Training (GET) Program

The Gateway Employment and Training program (GET) serves Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who are either currently enrolled at Gateway Community & Technical College, interested in enrolling, or attending Adult Education/GED classes.

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Student Success Coaching Program

Gateway's Student Success Coaching Program was designed to help you be successful in college by providing individual support and helping you find and use resources you may need to reach your goals.

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Resource Guide

During your college experience you may face academic, financial, work, and family challenges that may distract your academic progress. At Gateway, we are prepared to help you secure resources to meet your needs and to help you complete your educational goals. We highly encourage you to review and apply for the many short term assistance programs, so that you can achieve long term success.