The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has hosted the Upward Bound Program for over 50 years. It is a pre-college program and part of the Federal TRIO Programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. All participants are underrepresented high school students, grades ninth through twelfth. The Upward Bound Program recruits its student-participants from six target high schools in five counties from Central and Northcentral Wisconsin. It is the mission of Upward Bound to provide these students with academic, cultural, and personal support for the purposes of high school graduation, post-secondary enrollment, and lifelong success in a diverse world.
Spring College Campus Visits, March 29-31University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. We will be picking everyone up the night of March 29. We will also be visiting the Mall of America during these visits. Bring spending money if you wish.
Upward Bound Spring Workshop, March 31-April 1All Workshops are mandatory. The workshop will take place at the UWSP campus.
Scholarship Applications Due, April 28Upward Bound is awarding scholarships to four high school seniors and four program alumni for Fall 2017. Click here to apply.
Chicago Honors Field Trip, May 12-14Determined by GPA and Attendance of UB events. Will be visiting places like Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, and Museum of Science and Technology.
Upward Bound Summer Session, June 18 – July 26
Summer Job Opportunities, June 15-July 29Upward Bound is hiring a Hall Director, Assistant Hall Director, 6 Residential Advisors, and a Residence Hall Desk Worker. Click here to apply. Applications due March 31.
Upward Bound204 Nelson Hall1209 Fremont StreetStevens Point, WI 54481