Program that provides support to high schoolers in preparation for college
Upward Bound is now accepting applications for new students at high schools in our target area, more information below:
Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program that provides support to high school participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.
The Upward Bound program serves high school aged students who meet income requirements and/or are from a household in which neither parent has a Bachelor-level degree.
The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education; enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.
Upward Bound programs provide academic instruction (mathematics, laboratory sciences, composition, literature, & foreign languages), tutoring, counseling, mentoring, cultural enrichment activities, work-study programs, and services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students.
Important Announcements From Upward Bound
In-person school visits have resumed at a majority of our targed schools as of August 30th, 2021. If a school visit must return to a virtual format, then a member of our staff will let the students at that school know.
ETSU Upward Bound is currently seeking new students at ALL of our targeted high schools, please click on the Apply to UB link above for more information.
- Monday Night Sessions
ETSU Upward Bound will be hosting Monday Night Sessions Virtually until further notice.
Click these links to access our Bus Schedule and Transportation Notice for Monday Night Sessions. (updated: 9/25/18)
Make-up Sessions will only be held if one of our regularly scheduled sessions is cancelled
- October 25th 2021
- November 8th 2021
UB is located on the 3rd Floor of the Culp Center (Room 312)
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