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College Dreams
Become Reality

Unlock amazing opportunities and earn some cash!

Upward Bound Programs help you excel academically and prepare for college, regardless of family income or whether you'll be the first in your family to attend college. And guess what? There’s no charges or fees. In fact, we’ll pay you! College is within your reach and Upward Bound will help you grab it!

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Earn As You Learn

It's like earning an allowance for studying. Plus, we provide tutors to help you.

Boost Your Grades

Work with an advisor for individualized support and activities to help you succeed!

No Cost to You

This valuable experience is free to you! Upward Bound Programs are fully funded by a $330,000 grant from U.S. Department of Education, Federal TRIO Programs.

Experience college life for free

Discover new opportunities to meet your goals. Upward Bound Program’s include advising and coaching, field trips, help on your academics and programming during the school year and summer. You will participate in a six-week program that includes living on the UW-Green Bay campus. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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Master New Skills

Gain knowledge and experiences that will help you be successful in high school and beyond. Programs are designed to support college readiness and success.

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Fun Excursions

Join us for campus tours to help you envision your college-bound future. We also include opportunities for fun and enrichment—like community service, theater, museums, ropes courses, rafting and amusement parks.

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Who's Eligible?

Want to know your eligibility of Upward Bound's programs? Upward Bound does not discriminate in any manner on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, or disability in its selection process.

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Vicki Villarreal

College Bound

“Being a first generation college student was a complete mystery, but Upward Bound guided me through the entire process. If it hadn't been for everyone at Upward Bound, I wouldn't be at my dream school doing something I hadn't even imagined before joining.”

Vicki Villarreal
UW-Green Bay Upward Bound
Class of 2015

Academic Advisor, Christopher Stewart

Want to Know More?

Upward Bound Programs offer an incredible opportunity to students but it's a commitment to participate in study labs and summer camp. It's natural to have questions. Please contact us if you'd like to know more.

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