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UPWARD ELIGIBILITY

BECOME A UPWARD PARTICIPANT

Completing an Application Packet with copies of all documentation required.

Attending a Final Family Interview (Selected Students and Parents)

Successfully Complete a Probationary Period (As determined by Program Director)

Students may be eligible for the Upward Bound Program under the following criteria:

• First-Generation College Student (Neither parent has a bachelor’s degree) and/or

  • Low Income (Based on Federal Income Guidelines table)

    Current Federal TRiO Low Income Levels

    Effective January 28, 2014 until further notice)

    Size of Family Unit

    48 Contiguous States,
    D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions

    Alaska

    Hawaii

    1

    $17,505

    $21,870

    $20,130

    2

    $23,595

    $29,490

    $27,135

    3

    $29,685

    $37,110

    $34,140

    4

    $35,775

    $44,730

    $41,145

    5

    $41,865

    $52,350

    $48,150

    6

    $47,955

    $59,970

    $55,155

    7

    $54,045

    $67,590

    $62,160

    8

    $60,135

    $75,210

    $69,165

     

    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/incomelevels.html

Palomar College Upward Bound Program
1951 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027
Tel. (760) 744-1150 x 8118   Fax (760) 432-8407
www.palomar.edu/upwardbound

FALL 2014 Events

RECRUITMENT 2014

STUDENTS' EVENTS
Mandatory Participation and Commitments

PARENTS' EVENTS
Upward Bound is a 10 year commitment of both the student and the parent (s).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

bulletStudent who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Students who are in the U.S. for other than temporary purpose and provide evidence from the INS of intent to become a permanent resident.

bulletstudents whose family income meets federal guidelines OR students who are first-generation college bound (student's parent (s) have not completed a four year college degree.

bulletStudents possessing these characteristics:

college bound potential
academic need
sense of commitment
cultural diversity appreciation
academic discipline
open mindedness
motivation

bullet8th graders planning to enroll at one of the five target schools.