A Federal TRIO Program

July 24, 2020

The KU Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science – Leavenworth Turner programs are currently recruiting 9th - 11th grade high school students for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Students interested in participating in our programs should call the Upward Bound Office at 785-864-3452 or download an application packet from our website (apply now tab). Please complete the application and send it, a copy of your student's current transcript and a copy of your most recent tax information to ub_ubms@ku.edu.




Welcome to KU Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science - LT!

KU Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science - LT are federally funded college access programs that provide fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. Our programs provide opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Our goal is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

Tutoring Services

KU Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science - LT are pleased to offer tutoring via Tutor.com. Tutoring is offered 24/7. Click here to enter our tutoring services. **Please note that only current UB and UBMS-LT students may use these services!** 

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