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Upward Bound at Snow College

Upward Bound Mission Statement 

  • To help high school students develop their highest potential and capabilities.
  • To increase academic skills.
  • To increase college success.
  • To help students develop the confidence, drive, and determination to contribute to the American society.

About Upward Bound

Upward Bound gives underprivileged students an opportunity to prepare for higher education. Qualifying participants receive instruction in literature, composition, mathematics, science, and study skills once a week during the academic year and during summer component.

Upward Bound Eligibility Requirements

Students interested in applying for Upward Bound at Snow College must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
  • Must be a student in one of the target schools.
  • Neither parent has a four-year college degree.
  • Must meet current U.S. Department of Education family income guidelines (low income).
  • Must have a sincere desire to go to college and be willing to work toward that goal.
  • Must be willing to stay in Upward Bound through the summer following high school graduation.
  • Must commit to spending some summers at Snow College Summer Component.