Application Criteria

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


Upward Bound Applications

Please complete an online application today or contact the Upward Bound Office at 330-672-2920 to request a paper application.