COLLEGE TRiO UPWARD BOUND IS
A pre-college preparatory program designed
to help develop the motivation and academic skills of students
from first generation college and low income families.
Upward Bound is for students who are interested in pursing an educational
program beyond high school.
|Grand Valley State University
||Michigan State University
|Grand Rapids Community College
|Kalamazoo Community College
||Western Michigan University
||University of Detroit Mercy
|Lake Superior State University
||University of Michigan
to apply to the TRiO Upward Bound
Program can download a copy of the application just by clicking "Application" on
the navigation bar (left). Students may also pick up an application
TRiO Upward Bound
To participate students must show:
- Demonstration of need (financial
and academic) TRiO is a federally funded
program that is free for those students whose family income falls
a certain level
and/or for students who are first generation generation
college students (parents do not have a four
- Demonstration of academic promise and
the ability, motivation and commitment to succeed as indicated by
recommendations and/or test scores.
of college aspirations as evidenced
by recommendations and a personal interview.
- Attendance at one of the three TRiO
Upward Bound target schools
Fennville High School
Holland High School
is absolutely free to students who qualify; however, it will require
their time, energy and commitment.