Are you ready to join a community of college-bound scholars? At Upward Bound we strive to prepare students to succeed in a rigorous college atmosphere. Upward Bound programming is FREE for eligible students.
How do I apply?
Complete an online application or pick up a paper application in your school guidance office. Upward Bound will accept applications until all spaces are filled.
Am I eligible for Upward Bound?
Students can apply to Upward Bound if they meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Be first-generation: Neither parent or guardian has completed a bachelor’s degree in the United States. * Note—this includes parents/guardians that the student lives with a majority of the time.
- Meet income guidelines: View Income Guidelines. * Note—this is based on taxable income, not gross income.
If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact Upward Bound directly.
All prospective students must attend one of the following target area schools:
- Springfield Central High School (Advisor — Breyana Roman, email@example.com)
- Springfield High School of Science and Technology (Advisor— Breyana Roman, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Holyoke High School North (Advisor— Yahima Perez, email@example.com)
- Greenfield High School (Advisor— Natascia Pica, firstname.lastname@example.org)
9th-11th graders are eligible to apply. Please contact the Advisor (see contact info above) at your target school to inquire about space for new 12th graders.