Upward Bound is an educational opportunity and college access program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. WVU Upward Bound provides school year and summer programs and services to help students develop the skills and motivation necessary to achieve their goals, do well in high school, and enroll in and graduate from college. The program has been continuously funded since 2007.Check out how you can apply
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Students must attend Preston High School and meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Income-eligible as defined by the federal government (see the chart below).
- Family taxable income (line 15 of 1040 tax form) is at or below the amount listed:
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- Student will be the first generation to attend college (neither parent has completed a 4-year college degree).
- Academic Support & Rigor
- Personalized Success Coaching
- College Preparation and Assistance
- Social Experiences
- Track Record of Success
Upward Bound is currently hiring for summer positions!
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