Pre-College Programs

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By leveraging 21st century skills training, innovative experiential learning opportunities, mentorship and tutoring, health and wellness education and activities, and partnerships with stakeholders, The Office of Pre-Collegiate Programs at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) will equip K-12 "At Promise" youth to imagine with curiosity and Think Beyond The Possible to live out their lives as healthy, scholarly, global and civically engaged citizens.

For additional information about the programs supported by our office, please email us:, explore our programs featured here, or complete our interest form.

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National Youth Sports Program (NYSP)

The NYSP program serves participants between 8 and 16-years-old. Summer programming is hosted by CWRU. There are no geographical restrictions on participation.

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Project STEP-UP

Project STEP-UP supports tutoring and mentoring for students in K - 12th grades at multiple school and community sites. There are no geographical restrictions on participation.

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Math Corps Super Saturdays

Each winter, the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences collaborates with the Gelfand STEM Center to host an eight-week math program for middle and high school students in which CWRU students serve as mentors. The program complements Cleveland State University’s summer Math Corps program.

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Provost Scholars Program

The Provost Scholars Program serves 6th - 12th grades (and ongoing) at Ginn Academy & Cleveland School of the Arts (CMSD); Shaw High School & Kirk Middle School (ECCSD). High school programs are hosted on the CWRU campus and middle school programs are on-site.

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TRiO Talent Search

TRiO Talent Search serves students in 6th - 12th grades in the East Cleveland and Euclid City School Districts.

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TRiO Upward Bound

The TRiO Upward Bound Program supports 9th - 12th grades from Euclid High School (ECSD) and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).

We also welcome you to complete our interest form so we can connect you to the program best suited for you.