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Upward Bound Eligibility

Who is Eligible?

To receive services, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Students who have earned a minimum of a 2.50 grade point average at the time of the application.
  • Students enrolled in the 9th - 11th grade, first semester. (Upward Bound does not accept students that have attained Senior status)
  • And/or students who are a first generation college-bound student (neither parent has earned a four-year college degree)
  • And/or students who meet the U.S. Department of Education income guidelines
  • Students that show a need for Classic Upward Bound services
  • Active participation in the Classic Upward Bound Academic year and the Summer Residential Academy components.
  • Eighth grade may apply during the Spring semester before entering their Freshman year of High School