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)
- A U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- 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
If you're interested in joining our program and you believe you meet the eligibility requirements talk to your school counselor or a UB Advisor today!