Upward Bound

What is Upward Bound?

Upward Bound is a program designed to help high school students acquire the skills and motivation necessary to succeed in high school and postsecondary education.

What does Upward Bound Provide?

· Academic and Personal Development

· Leadership Training

· Motivational & Educational Workshops

· Assistance with College Admissions

· Financial Aid Application Assistance

· College Prep Assistance

· Cultural Enrichment trips

· ACT Prep

· Travel Opportunities

· Stipend & Scholarship Program

What are the benefits?

·Students can earn up to $40  every month

·Receive afterschool tutoring

·Visit College campuses

·Be prepared for college

The Upward Bound Summer Academy is:
•Mandatory every summer
•A six weeks program 

It provides:

· Students an opportunity to live on the campus of NEO A & M College

· Teambuilding and social skills

· Help students in their core classes such as Math, English, Science, and foreign language

· Students an opportunity to study other subjects and skills not normally offered in their schools


Who qualifies for Upward Bound?

Student who:

·      Are in the 9th or 10th grade

·      Attend school in Afton, Commerce, Fairland, Grove, Miami, Quapaw or Wyandotte

·      Meet income eligibility requirements 

·      Neither parent has a 4-year Degree 

How do I apply for Upward Bound?

·      Make sure you qualify

·      Be committed

·      Pick up an application with your school counselor

·      Complete and submit the application to the NEO Upward Bound Office

Any questions may be directed to:
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Upward Bound Program
200 I Street NE

Miami, OK 74354