Students Accelerating in Learning


Students Accelerating in Learning program (SAIL) is a support program for real college students with real-world obstacles. We here to provide both financial and academic support to help you graduate with your associate degree within three years.

Financial supports

  • Gap tuition scholarship
  • Textbook vouchers
  • Monthly Giant Eagle gift cards

Academic and career supports

  • High-touch academic advising
  • Personalized career advising
  • Priority registration
  • Workshops and bootcamps

As a participant in the SAIL program, you’ll stay on track by meeting regularly with your advisor and attending tutoring, if required.



Do you qualify for SAIL? 

To be eligible for SAIL, you will need to:

  • Complete  your FAFSA and be Pell-eligible
  • Be college-ready in all subjects or be able to complete your required developmental coursework within one year
  • Be seeking a degree, not a certificate
  • Agree to attend college full-time
  • Be a new student or you have accumulated 24 or fewer college level credits
  • Be in good academic and financial standing with the college


Ready to get started?

Space is limited. If you are interested, have any questions or would like additional information, please complete our interest form or contact Matthew Mercado at or 440-366-7320.


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