Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded pre-college program for high school freshman, juniors, sophomores, and seniors. UB has a proven track record of helping students enroll in and successfully complete college.
• Academic Advising
• College Tours
• Financial Aid advising
• College / Scholarship Assistance
• Career / Personal Counseling
3 Components of Upward Bound
The Academic Year Component
During the Fall and Spring semesters, students attend Saturday tutoring sessions.
The Summer Component
Six-week program in which our students live in the A-State residence halls.
The Bridge Component
This component helps introduce recent high school graduates to college. Students are enrolled in two college summer classes immediately following their high school graduation. Upward Bound pays their tuition, room and board, and books.
Participants are expected to fully participate in each component.
Schools we serve
• East Poinsett County
• Marked Tree