• UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM

    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.

    The UC Upward Bound Program is currently conducting Saturday morning academic classes and preparing for a virtual 2021 summer program.   

    Students in grades 8 through 11 are eligible to apply for Upward Bound.   To be eligible for the program, the applicant must meet at least one of the following criteria: 

    1)      federal “Low Income” guidelines; 

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

    3)     be at high risk of academic failure.  The student has less than a 2.5 overall grade point average, has below-average grades in English or Math courses, or scores below average in English or Math on standardized tests. 

    Upward Bound is conducting a WebEx Virtual Orientation on Saturday, March 20, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  The agenda is below.  The orientation flyer has the WebEx access link and phone-in information at the top.  However, below is the link and phone-in information.

     

    https://ucincinnati.webex.com/ucincinnati/e.php?MTID=me0b882dc9534a61bf6b122d1789d19e1

    Meeting number:  120 531 1065         Password:  YqHEbQpD248           Host key:  196418

    Join by phone      +1-415-655-0002 US Toll     Access code: 120 531 1065

     

    FOR AN APPLICATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT:

     Dr. Cynthia Partridge

     University of Cincinnati, Upward Bound Program

     513-368-7606 (cell)

     cynthia.partridge@uc.edu

     www.uc.edu/upwardbound