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Who is Eligible

TRIO Upward Bound Eligibility 

Students who are:

  • citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • enrolled/or planning to attend  Escondido HS or  Orange Glen HS
  • First-generation college bound (neither parents have not completed a four year college degree) OR Students whose family income meets below federal guidelines OR has a high risk for academic failure.
Federal TRIO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 18, 2018 until further notice)
Size of Family Unit Taxable Income
1 $18,210
2 $24,690
3 $31,170
4 $37,650
5 $44,130
6 $50,610
7 $57,090
8 $63,570

Students possessing these characteristics:

  • Academic discipline
  • Motivation
  • Sense of commitment
  • Appreciation for cultural diversity

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 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