Eligibility Criteria

Upward Bound serves 110 students from target high schools in the East Central University region and students:

  • Attend one of our target schools
  • Meet low-income guidelines as determined by the U.S. Department of Education and/or
  • Will be a first-generation graduate (neither father nor mother has graduated from a 4 year university)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed the 8th grade and has not entered the 12th grade
  • The following gpa's must be met: 1.75 for freshmen, 2.0 for sophomores, 2.5 for juniors