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Demonstration of need (financial and cultural)
Upward Bound is a Federally Funded Program. It is a free program for those candidates whose family income falls below a certain level.
Demonstration of academic promise
(through recommendations and/or test scores)
Students need not have stellar academic records. Yet, demonstration of some form of academic success shows that a student has the ability and motivation to succeed in the program.
Demonstration of college aspirations
(through recommendations and interview)
Students should be considering pursuing post-secondary education after graduation.
Attendance at one of 5 UHD Upward Bound target schools:
(incoming freshman, freshman, sophomore or junior)
Students who meet these criteria may download, complete and submit the Application form. Call (713) 221-8515 to contact a member of the Upward Bound staff, for more information.
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Last updated or reviewed on 8/21/12