About the G-Force Mentor Program
The Collegiate G-Force Organization is a peer mentoring program that enables and encourages high school students to realize their full potential and ability to pursue higher education.
The program is part of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board College for All Texans Campaign “Education. Go Get It.” The goal of this campaign is to create the momentum to enroll 630,000 high school students into higher education by 2015.
Currently there are 45 active college mentors supporting our High School Go Centers and Mobile Go Center community events.
What Does a G-Force Mentor Do?
- Visit 16 area High School Go Centers as well as participate in Mobile Go Center community events.
- Assist high-school students one-on-one to create a college-going culture.
- Guide and teach high-school students how to enroll in any college or university as well as how to apply for scholarships, financial aid, and freshmen orientation.
- Raise awareness about the value of higher education
- Motivate high school students to pursue higher education
G-Force Mentor Requirements
- Mentors must maintain a 2.8 GPA, and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours (undergraduate) or 9 credit hours (graduate).
- Mentors must be available to accommodate Go Center visits, Mobile Go Center events and other Go program activities.
- Mentors must have financial need.
- Must attend ALL mandatory trainings.
- First-generation college students are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
1. Please read the G-Force Mentorship Description, to ensure you completely understand the expectations of the GO Program.
2. Complete the G-Force Application Online. Deadline to apply is March 13, 2015.
3. Mail or hand deliver the following documents:
- One reference letter from a faculty or staff, “Describing your personality and academic skills.” The letter should be in an envelope, sealed and signed.
- One recommendation form, to be completed by an individual that has known you for more than 3 years.
- Current resume
- Fall 2015 class schedule (if available)
1. Check your email!
2. Attend the G-Force Interest Meetings at the Student Union February 23-room 112 and February 26-room 111.
For more information contact:
Jones Hall, Suite 200
page last updated 2/25/2015 2:19 PM