A student is eligible to participate in the Upward Bound Program if the student meets all of the following requirements:
- Is a freshman, sophomore, or junior student at one of four participating high schools and is recommended by a high school teacher, counselor or principal.
- Meet the U.S. Department of Education’s family income criterion. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/incomelevels.html
- Demonstrates a need for academic support in preparation for entry into an educational program after high school graduation.