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
Palomar College Upward Bound Program
1951 East Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027
Tel. (760) 744-1150 x 8118 Fax (760) 432-8407
FALL 2014 Events
Mandatory Participation and Commitments
Upward Bound is a 10 year commitment of both the student and the parent (s).
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Student 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.
students 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.
Students possessing these characteristics:
college bound potential
sense of commitment
cultural diversity appreciation