Who are we?
Project Mainstay Student Support Services Program is a federally funded TRIO program designed to help eligible students stay in school, graduate, and transfer to a 4-year institution. Students who qualify may utilize any of the free services listed below. Cambridge students are also eligible to apply. Every year, 80% of Project Mainstay students maintain good academic standing, and 70% stay in school the following year, graduate, and/or transfer to another school.
Current enrollees, complete update form here.
Why should you join Project Mainstay?
- Individualized tutoring one hour a week per subject
- Support with study skills, time management, and test anxiety
- Retention grant scholarships
- Assistance with applying for financial aid
- Transfer and career planning
- Cultural opportunities
- And more!
Do you qualify?
To qualify, students must have a high school diploma or GED and meet one or more of the following criteria:
- first-generation college student (neither parent graduated from a 4-year college)
Prospective students meet with the interim director, Melina Baer, to discuss eligibility, the services they need, and program requirements before they are admitted to Project Mainstay.
Project Mainstay is available through a 100% federally funded program designed to enhance the academic success of students who are traditionally under-represented in post-secondary education.