Our Partners

School Partners

LaunchNW & WSAC

  • In January of 2023, LaunchNW was awarded a Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) Regional Challenge Grant. The Aspire program, through Eastern Washington University, is empowering undergraduate students and partnering with regional high school juniors and seniors. To learn more about this grant, visit the LaunchNW press release and the WSAC Regional Challenge Announcement.
  • In November of 2023, Aspire was awarded the Limitless Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This grant provides EWU and Aspire program with funding of $100,000 over the next four years, allowing mentors to continue supporting high school students. Read more about this wonderful grant here and here.
  • In collaboration with LaunchNW, many Aspire mentees are also eligible for the Promise scholarship. Learn more about this scholarship here.

EWU Campus Partners

  • The Aspire program works on two levels. One to recruit, train, and support EWU students, and the other to be excellent near-peer mentors for Spokane-area high schoolers. Additionally, Aspire supports other outreach efforts that center postsecondary access and success. 

To collaborate with Aspire and join our community of practice, please reach out to Jasmin Davis at jdavis163@ewu.edu.