Upward Bound helps students preparing to enter college. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in high school and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.The goal of Upward Bound is to increase high school graduation rates to help more students graduate from college.
The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen students’ math and science skills, encouraging them to pursue degrees and careers in math or science.
The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their postsecondary education.
Student Support Services (SSS) projects provide grant aid to participants who are receiving federal Pell Grants. The SSS projects also provide individualized counseling for personal, career, and academic information.
The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The program also provides services to improve the financial and economic literacy of participants.
Idaho Colleges and Universities Scholarship webpages