To be eligible for Upward Bound, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Your parents' taxable income for the prior year is within federal guidelines
    (150% of poverty level)
  • Enrolled in a Detroit Community District Public High School
  • In the 9th, 10th, or 11th grade upon application
  • Have at least a 2.5 grade point average
  • Your parents did not graduate from a 4-year college/university (first-generation)
  • Must show academic need
  • You plan to attend college immediately following high school completion
  • Must participate fully in Academic and Summer Year Programs.

Target Area - Detroit Community District Public Schools

Partner Schools:

  • Central Collegiate Academy
  • Denby High School
  • East English Village Preparatory Academy
  • Mumford High School