What is TRiO Upward Bound?
Upward Bound is a federally-funded TRiO grant program through the U.S. Department
of Education. UB provides fundamental support to 9th – 12th grade participants in their preparation for college. The goal of UB is to increase
the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate
from institutions of postsecondary education. CSUSM TRiO/UB serves 75 participants
from 2 high schools in the city of Escondido (Escondido HS and Orange Glen HS).
Upward Bound provides:
Tutorial services at each target school
Academic advising & support
College entrance exam preparations
Cultural enrichment activities
Local & extended college visits
Assistance with completing Financial Aid applications
Assistance with Scholarship searches and completing applications
Assistance with completing College Admissions applications
Academic instruction in core subjects (mathematics, laboratory sciences, composition,
literature, and foreign languages)
TRiO Upward Bound Program is made possible by a federal grant provided by the U.S.
Department of Education and in collaboration with California State University San
Marcos, Escondido High School and Orange Glen High School
ALL SERVICES ARE FREE