UMass Boston

Upward Bound


Being a part of Upward Bound means that you will always have the support and guidance you need to meet your educational, personal, and professional goals. To be eligible for Upward Bound, you must meet be:

  • 13-19 years old.
  • A current student at Jeremiah E. Burke High School, Madison Park High School, Excel High School, or Dearborn STEM Academy. Recruitment efforts are generally directed at ninth and tenth graders.
  • Low-income by federal guidelines  and/or a potential first-generation college student or a student who has a high risk for academic failure according to federal guidelines.
  • Considering college in the future.

If you meet these criteria and are interested in applying for Upward Bound, visit our Application page!