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How to join UB

To become a TRIO Upward Bound participant, interested students will participate in an exciting recruitment process which includes:

  • Completing the application packet that requires: two letters of recommendation, parent form, essay, transcript, and Star test scores
  • An individual interview
  • A parent/student interview
  • Successfully complete a probationary period of 1 year or as determined by the Director

Where can I get an application?

Please complete this interest form.


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.