Who Can Apply for Upward Bound?

Based on federal guidelines, an eligible student meets all of the following:

  • is a US citizen or permanent resident,
  • has completed the eighth grade and is between the ages of 13 and 19,
  • attends East View, Georgetown, Granger or Jarrell High School,
  • comes from a family that meets low-income requirements and/or where neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree, and
  • has a need for academic support in order to go to college.

To apply to Upward Bound, complete and return the UB Application (links below) to our office or by mail to:

Upward Bound
Southwestern University
PO Box 770
Georgetown, TX 78627-0770

Feel free to call us at 512-863-1177 with any questions