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What the Upward Bound Program Offers

Summer College Experience 2012
  •     Free tutoring from peers and counselor.
  •     Visits to 18-21 colleges and universities during participation in Upward Bound years.
  •     College preparation, life skills and application courses.
  •     Special instruction and assistance from surrounding area school teachers.
  •     A $40 monthly stipend in the academic year and up to a$90 stipend during the 6 weeks Summer College Experience.
  •     Free admission to many local events, exposure to the arts, cultural and social events.
  •     Access to DSCC facilities and campus.
  •     Access to resources and materials related to college, technology, and business.
  •     Introduction to many local area prominent officials.
  •     Participation in the summer college "bridge" program where Upward Bound will pay for up to 2 hours college credit classes and books.
  •     Access to private scholarships offered by local banks and numerous service organizations.
  •     The opportunity to meet and interact with other students from local area participating high schools.
  •     Acquaintances and friendships that will carry throughout a lifetime.
  •     Continued counseling and interaction with the Upward Bound Staff throughout the Post Secondary Education Experience
Upward Bound Offers

GPA Improvement
Life Skills
Hope for College