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Upward Bound is a program for high school students who may need assistance to do well in high school and get into college. It is part of TRIO, a group of student-outreach programs funded by the federal government.

Upward Bound pose for a photo in a math class.

How Can Upward Bound Help You


We want to help you earn a high school diploma and attend college. As an Upward Bound participant you will:

  • College visits and cultural field trips
  • College application and financial aid assistance
  • Tutoring and instruction in core subjects
  • Study and life skills
  • Test-taking skills to prepare for the SAT and ACT exams
  • Each summer live and take classes on a college/university campus
  • Opportunity to meet new friends and experience new adventures

Ready to get started?

Review the eligibility requirements to find out if Upward Bound is a good fit for you!