Upward Bound

Upward Bound

Upward Bound (UB) Program emerged as the first federal program from the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Two other programs joined by 1968 to form TRIO, those program were Talent Search and Student Support Services. Today there are nine programs under the TRIO umbrella and seven of them provide services directly to students.

Central

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Central

Upward Bound provides academic opportunities for High School students Central Campus

Southeast

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Southeast

Upward Bound helps students prepare academically Southeast Campus

Upward Bound (UB) Program

Upward Bound is a federal program sponsored by the Department of Education to provide fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college. UB provides opportunities to high school from low income families, and high schools students from families which neither parent holds a bachelor degree, and high students who show an academic need. Mission of UB is to assist high schools to complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. Upward Bound takes a holistic approach in preparing the students academically, personally and emotionally for the future. Upward Bound is a rigorous year round college preparatory program that provides the following services:


1. Academic classes in Math, English, Science, Computers, Foreign Language
2. Counseling, both academically and individually
3. Tutorials for all subjects
4. Cultural enrichment activities
5. UpwardWorkshops
6. University Tours
7. 6 week summer program
8. Work-study and Internships
9. Financial literacy for students and parents