Because of Upward Bound, I can say that I am
ready for college, and am looking forward to
tackling every obstacle that may get in my way.
-- Caitlin Mitchell, former Upward Bound participant
Announcement: Check out the Upward Bound YouTube channel for information and updates about the 2020 "Virtual" Summer Academy. Check back often. New videos coming out all the time!
Upward Bound is a college preparation and access program for eligible high school students in grades 9-12. Funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Arkansas’ Upward Bound 1, Upward Bound 2, and Upward Bound Math and Science programs provide an array of academic and support services designed to prepare students for entry into higher education and successful completion of a college degree.