Who is Eligible?



Omaha high school students are eligible for the Math and Science Center if the following requirements are met:

  1. If the student is enrolled in the 9th, 10th, 11th grade and has successfully passed Algebra I and one science  course (chemistry, biology, or physics) with a grade of C or higher in both classes

  2. If the student has academically demonstrated the desire to attend a post- secondary institution (student holds a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher).

  3. If the student has demonstrated an interest in a math, science, or technology related field (shown by their math and science grades, honors and/or  extracurricular activities).

  4. If the students is first generation (neither parent has had a four-year collegedegree)  

  5. If the student meets the U.S. Department of Education income guidelines.

Applications are available through the Guidance Office at area high schools or online at the Upward Bound Math and Science Center website. If you have any additional questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Senior Academic Advisor (Deidra Devers) at (402) 280-3454.