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PowerUP Career Academy for Students with Disabilities

Due to the Covid-19 virus, for your safety and the safety of others PowerUp Career Academy for Students with Disabilities 2020 has been cancelled.
Check with your SC Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor about any concerns you may have as you transition/begin transitioning from high school to careers or higher education.
The University looks forward having you back with us in 2021!

PowerUP 2021

Check back this fall for information about PowerUP 2021!
  • Applicants must currently receive services from the SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department.
  • Must be aged 16-21.
  • Must be in an educational program for the school year 2019–20 or a 2020 high school graduate.
  • Check Fall 2020 for application deadlines for Summer 2021.
  • Must have transportation to and from the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina.

Students who qualify and are interested in attending the program will be able to apply beginning on January 2021.



Questions? Contact your Vocational Rehabilitation counselor and ask about PowerUP.

PowerUP Career Academy offers workshops for Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) from the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department in conjunction with the University of South Carolina.

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