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Chicago State University Project FAME Upward Bound

  • Anthony Lane
  • Program Director

Program Description

The Upward Bound Program is a pre-collegiate initiative sponsored by Chicago State University and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, since 1983. This program serves approximately 115 high school students annually. The Upward Bound Program works with students who have the desire and potential to attend college, but need supplemental academic support and college-readiness services to help them realize that potential.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 115
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%