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8th/9th Grade Philadelphia Students: Apply by 4/22 to Upward Bound College Access Program

April 5, 2022

Overview: The Temple Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science programs are federally-funded college access programs designed to provide first-generation, low-income, and/or students at academic risk the supports needed to pursue and be successful through a college degree. The programs operate year-round and consist of weekday after-school tutoring and college access programming, Saturday academic instruction and enrichment, and a six-week summer program that culminates with a multi-day trip touring college campuses.

Temple Upward Bound Math & Science has a “math and science” focus so as to prepare students interested in college majors and careers in math and/or science fields.

Eligibility: Current 8th and 9th grade students who attend Philadelphia public schools (either district or charter) (or who will for the ’22-’23 school year) are eligible to apply. Your responses to application questions will help us determine the program determine if you are eligible for participation in either program based on the TRIO eligibility criteria set by the US Department of Education. This application includes questions about your interest in attending college, the level of education and financial background of your parents/guardians,  and your high school GPA and standardized test scores.

How to Apply: Apply here by the April 22nd deadline.

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