To be admitted into the Upward Bound Program, students must meet the following criteria:
- The student must be a freshman, sophomore or junior at one of the following high schools:
- Van Horn
- Sierra Blanca
- The student must come from a family whose income meets federal income requirements and/or from a family in which neither parent has completed a four-year degree (first-generation college students).
Selection is also based on recommendation from teachers and counselors, grades, test scores and a personal interview.
Applying for Upward Bound
Prospects should complete the Upward Bound Application for Admission (PDF) and turn in all supporting documentation to establish eligibility for the Upward Bound Program.
For more information about the Federal regulations for Student Support Services, please click here.