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Upward Bound Component - Academic Year and Summer Program

Academic Component

Saturday Scholastic Academy: 25 Saturdays from October – June, 7:30 am – 12:00 pm.

Students receive academic tutoring and instructions in reading, writing, study skills, Mathematics, science and other subjects; additionally, UB students will participate in SAT, ACT preparation, college visits, cultural events, community service opportunities, leadership workshops among other activities. Students will be eligibility to receive weekly stipends based on their school performance.


Summer Component

Residential program: 6 weeks from June- August, Sunday - Thursday.

This is a simulated college experience designed to provide a positive and challenging academic and social environment for high school students. Students will take a rigorous academic curriculum in the morning that will help them succeed in their own high schools, as well as prepare them for college. There will also be enrichment courses, such as career explorations and computer science, as well as an end of the year trip.  All participating students will receive a stipend at the end of the summer program.