Upward Bound serves 9th through 11th grade students at Cortez, Durango, and Ignacio High Schools who are:
- Income eligible (based on federal guidelines) and/or first generation- neither parent has completed a 4-year college degree (preference is given to those who meet both criteria)
- Motivated and have the potential for academic pursuits but need the encouragement, skill development and academic guidance necessary to go on to college
- Willing to make a long-term commitment to Upward Bound and to work hard toward self-improvement through the program.
Click here to download the application form.