Students participating in Upward Bound must attend 16 Saturday sessions at the University, throughout the academic school year, and a six-week summer residential program. During the Upward Bound summer residential program, students live on campus at Southeastern Louisiana University and attend academic and cultural classes designed to provide educational and cultural experiences.
Who Should Apply?
Students who are currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade.
Students whose family's taxable income is no more than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines
Students whose parents have not graduated from a 4-year college or university (first generation college students)
Students who meet either or both of the above criteria will be selected for participation in the program based on their individual interests, needs, ability to benefit from the program, and availability of positions in the program