UPWARD BOUND

The Temple University Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science Programs in partnership with Steppingstone Scholars offer extensive support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The programs provide opportunities for participants to succeed in their high school courses and co-curricular activities, and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. UB and UBMS serve high school students from low-income families and/or from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. Students must have an interest in enrolling in college. The goal of UB and UBMS is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science have been highly successful in achieving their mission of preparing and graduating future college scholars.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 9th and 10th GRADE ADMISSIONS

The UB Process is a two Phase Process*

1

PHASE 1

Applications

For 9th grade and 10th grade students, families, counselors, and administrators, the application for the Spring 2019 admissions year is now available. 


The deadline for a completed application is

November 16th by 5:00pm.

2

Interviews 

  • Upon the review of your application, you will be contacted to schedule an interview for the applicant and a family member. Interviews will be held in the afternoons November 26th-December 19th.

  • At the time of your interview you will need to provide documentation for the families’ income verification. You will also need to bring the student’s current report card, transcript, roster, and standardized test score reports. After completion of the interviews, students will receive acceptance status notifications no later than January 4th 2019.

  • Students accepted will begin program January 26th 2019

PHASE 2

Additional Information regarding Upward Bound can be found on  Temple University's website

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