The University of Cincinnati - Upward Bound Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  UC-UB offers high school students the opportunity to take weekend classes during the academic year, receive tutoring and college counseling, and participate in the pre-bridge or bridge program over the summer.


    Does this sound like a great opportunity? In order to be eligible for Upward Bound services, the applicant must:

    1)       meet federal “Low Income” guidelines;

    2)      be a first generation college-bound student.  Parent(s) living in household must have less than a Bachelor’s Degree;

    3)      be at high risk of academic failure.  Student has less than a 2.5 grade point average or is below average in English and/or math courses or test scores.

    If you are interested in applying to this amazing program, complete the application attached and either get it to your gradel level counselor, send it by mail, fax, or in person prior to the meeting if possible, or parents can bring the completed application to the meeting.  

    Upward Bound's next Parent and Student Orientation is scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the University of Cincinnati Main Campus from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in 301 Braunstein Hall.

    Upward Bound staff members are available for parent meetings, college fairs, career fairs, or other speaking engagements that you may have in the future to further explain the benefits of Upward Bound.

    If you have any questions, reach out to Cynthia Partridge. She can be reached at 513-556-1629 or at cynthia.partridge@uc.edu.  

    For more information visit https://www.uc.edu/upwardbound/qa.html#1