Application | Kent State University

Application Process

To be admitted into one of the three Upward Bound Programs students and families must meet the following criteria

  • Be a first generation college bound student (parents/guardians have not completed a four year degree) and/or
  • Be considered low income based on the Federal TRiO Income Levels
  • Attend one of the target high schools
  • Have a desire to go to college
  • Have a commitment to education
  • Complete the application listed below
  • Complete a Parent & Student Interview with the Upward Bound Administrative Staff


If the Upward Bound Application is not functioning, here is the direct link:

Upward Bound Application


If you have any questions please contact the Upward Bound Office at 330-672-2920.