Does the Upward Bound program provide financial aid for college?
The Upward Bound program does not directly provide any financial aid but is committed to helping students obtain aid from the colleges and universities of their choice. Program counselors assists students with required paperwork and applications to obtain loans, grants, and scholarships.
Act Prep courses- Each Spring the Upward Bound program offers and ACT test preparation class to junior and senior students. College Course Audit- Students in the Upward Bound program have a chance to spend a day on the campus of Adams State University and Audit courses that pertain to majors they have expressed interest in. Campus Tours- Upward Bound frequently takes trips to tour the campuses of colleges and universities in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Educational and Cultural field trips- The Upward Bound program strives to provide it's students with a diverse set of cultural and educational opportunities as they become available. Past events include: attending plays/musicals, camping trips, going to amusement parks, exploring malls, swimming/water parks, BBQs, formal dining, going to movies, attending professional sporting events. going to concerts, and exploring museums.