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How to Apply


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

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 PROGRAM SERVICES ARE FREE