Apply to the Upward Bound Program

Application Process

  1. High school students may request a meeting with an Upward Bound Academic Counselor through their school Guidance Counselor. (BU's eleven Participating Schools are: Binghamton, Chenango Forks, Chenango Valley, Deposit, Greene, Harpursville, Johnson City, Sidney, Union-Endicott, Whitney Point, Windsor). Call our office:  607 777 6896, with questions about the process.
  2. Potential Scholars meet with an Upward Bound Academic Counselor.
  3. Applicants are provided with paper application materials and permissions that need to be completed with legal guardians/parents.
  4. The Upward Bound Academic Counselor will acquire academic records.
  5. Academic Counselor will meet with the student to go over the assessment, and determine goals for the student.
  6. The next part of the application is sent to guardians/parent(s).
  7. Upon returning application with tax forms, program/financial eligibility is determined.
  8. The Academic Counselor conducts an interview with the student and the parent(s)/guardian to complete consent forms.