To participate in the Upward Bound Program, 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 (and exiting 8th grade)
- 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
- Central Collegiate Academy
- Denby High School
- East English Village Preparatory Academy
- Mumford High School