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What is Upward Bound?

Upward Bound is a college preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of higher education.

Services provided include:

  • ACT preparation and fee waivers
  • Academic advising
  • Cultural activities
  • Assistance with college admissions
  • Campus tours
  • Career awareness
  • Financial aid application¬†assistance
  • Financial literacy
  • Field trips
  • Study skills assistance
  • Tutoring

Schools Served:

Bethel
Bowlegs
Butner
Dale
Earlsboro
Henryetta
Holdenville
Macomb
New Lima
Okemah
Paden
Prague
Seminole
Shawnee
Strother
Stroud
Tecumseh
Varnum
Weleetka
Wetumka
Wewoka