Is Upward Bound the right fit for you?
- Are you a rising freshman or sophomore and have at least a 2.5 GPA in your Kansas Board of Regents/core classes (English, Math, Science, and Social Studies)?
- Are you committed to attending college?
- Do you like to meet new people, challenge yourself, and learn and experience new things?
- If so, then Upward Bound is the place for you.
To qualify for Upward Bound programs, students must:
- meet income guidelines (as defined by the US Department of Education), and/or;
- be from a family where neither parent has obtained a four-year degree;
- be a U.S. citizen, or naturalized or permanent U.S. resident and
- attend a target high school.
Eligible Target Schools
- Highland Park High School
- Free State High School
Kansas City, Kansas
- F.L. Schlagle High School
- Wyandotte High School
- completed application
- proof of income (IRS 1040 form, proof of Aid to Families with Dependent Children or Supplemental Security Income)
- current transcript
Applications can be found on the Apply Now page.