Upward Bound

Helping members navigate high school in preparation for post-graduate success. 

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Our Upward Bound program is designed to provide individualized support to members with the greatest academic need starting in 9th grade through college enrollment. Upward Bound is a TRiO program that helps first-generation and/or low-income students with their journey through high school and to prepare them for successful college enrollment. 

Program Offerings

All of our services are FREE for students. 

Eligibility includes: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 
  • Must be either first-generation (neither of your parents received a bachelor’s degree) and/or low income (income depends on household size). 

Program Benefits

Academic support

Cultural and educational field trips

6 week academic enrichment summer program

TSI test prep

Tool-kit Saturdays

ACT/SAT waivers and prep

Summer Bridge Program for graduating Seniors

Out-of-state trip

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Current Students

We have a general Upward Bound Remind! To join, please contact your assigned advisor.

Contact Us

(817) 720-9346 Ext. 317

Interest Application

If you are interested in becoming a part of Upward Bound, please click here to fill out this interest form and an advisor will reach out to you.

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Their next great moment can start with you.

A hot meal. Help with homework. A kind and encouraging word from someone who believes in you. These are the moments that add up to great futures for young people, especially those who need us most. Together, we can give kids their next great moment.