Indianapolis Urban League

Project Ready: College Readiness & STEM

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Program History

In April 2008, the Indianapolis Urban League (IUL) received a two-year grant from the National Urban League to implement the Project Ready (PR) Curriculum in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis affiliate is one of the original eight Project Ready sites nationwide.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

READY FOR COLLEGE, WORK, LIFE – WORKSHOP

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What Every High School Graduate & College Student Should be Doing for Career Success
Wednesday, May 19 |1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Join our Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program Site Coordinators for a panel discussion on inspiring, motivating, and empowering, high school students, college students, and recent college graduates towards academic excellence, career success, and personal responsibility.
Click here to register.

EDUCATION ADVOCACY: EQUITY & EXCELLENCE

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Indiana Statewide Education Convening – “The Role Diversity Equity & Inclusion Plays in Black Student Success”
Wednesday, May 26 |11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Join us for a statewide convening to educate, equip, and activate citizens of color regarding equity issues in education featuring guest panelists Aleesia Johnson, Superintendent, Indianapolis Public Schools, Dr. Flora Reichanadter, Superintendent, MSD Pike High School, and Dr. Patricia Payne, Director Racial Equity Office. Presented in partnership with National Urban League. Register today!

2021 Scholarships

Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program

Applications for the Indianapolis Urban League’s 2021 Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program Scholarship, awarding $1,000 to two eligible program seniors at each program site, are being accepted March 31 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021.

Click to download 2021 Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program Scholarship Application

Eligibility:
A current high school senior enrolled in the Project Ready and Project Ready Mentor Program at a participating high school of Arsenal Technical, Ben Davis, Shortridge and Warren Central high schools, and the Renaissance School.

Contact your Site Coordinator with questions.

Arsenal Technical High School
JaMarcus Walker, Site Coordinator
jwalker@indplsul.org

Ben Davis High School
Cierra Hill, Site Coordinator
chill@indplsul.org

Shortridge High School
Daesha Smith, Site Coordinator
dsmith@indplsul.org

Warren Central High School and The Rennaisance School
Arnetta Scruggs, Site Coordinator
ascruggs@indplsul.org

Project Ready STEM

School (Charter Schools USA) and Creston Intermediate Academy and Creston Middle School co-located in Warren Township. The primary purpose of the After School STEM Initiative is to provide opportunities for academic enrichment to meet state and local student academic achievement standards as well as exposure to and hands-on Science activities and exposure to STEM careers. The first year pilot was provided through a grant from The Comcast Foundation. The 2015-17 year activities were jointly funded by The Comcast Foundation and USA Funds. The 2017-18 school year is being funded buy Comcast and LEI.