TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded program that assists students ages 13 to 19 in their endeavors to complete their secondary education. All services are provided free of charge to participants who meet the eligibility requirements.
UB serves the attendees of Mills High School, Sylvan Hills High School, and Jacksonville High School.
- United States citizen or permanent resident status
- Completed 8th grade
- Between 13 – 19 years of age
- Must be both low-income and potential first-generation students
- A minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average
All services listed below are also specially designed to make them as accessible as possible for students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities, or students facing domestic insecurity
- Tutoring access
- 6-week non-residential summer program
- Work-study programs
- Financial literacy workshops
- Cultural enrichment