Office Support

Office Manager, Sara Nielsen, assists in the day-to-day operations of evaluators, GrantLab staff, and DeepWell Data Services. Ms. Nielsen formats reports, reviews documents, and assists with other administrative tasks. In the GrantLab, she aids clients with required registrations, documents, signatures, and assembles and uploads grant applications to Her DeepWell role includes working with clients to secure required data, entering project data into the DeepWell system, pulling reports, and providing client support.


Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a U.S. Department of Education discretionary grant program that assists low-income students obtain a secondary school diploma and prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education.