Pace University’s Upward Bound program is now recruiting current 9th, 10th and 11th grade students. The Pace Upward Bound program is an academic program designed to generate and enhance the skills and motivation necessary for success in education and life. This program is designed for students who are serious about their academic development and who would like assistance in getting into college. In addition to providing academic support through tutoring, mentoring, classes, and workshops, students in the Pace Upward Bound program are also taught higher order and critical thinking skills.
TRIO Upward Bound participants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Is a citizen or permanent resident or an individual who demonstrate that they are in the U.S. for other than a temporary purpose.
Live in Brooklyn
From a low-income and/or potential first-generation household (see definitions below)
- an individual from a family whose taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150% of the poverty level determined by the Bureau of the Census. Poverty levels indicated below.
- a) an individual both of whose parents did not complete a baccalaureate degree; or b) an individual who resided with and received support from only one parent, and whose only such parent did not complete a baccalaureate degree.
The program runs most Saturdays from October – May and 6 weeks during the summer. Students are provided with Metro Cards.
The program director will be at WHSAD on Wednesday Nov 30th during 4th period (Room 202) for an information meeting. Bring your Lunch!
Applications are on line and reviewed on an a rolling basis. https://www.upwardboundpace.org/
If you have any questions, please feel free to call (212) 346-1106, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. or your child’s guidance counselor.