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Delaware Technical Community College Upward Bound, Georgetown Campus

  • Delaware Technical Community College Upward Bound, Georgetown Campus
  • 21179 College Drive
  • Georgetown, DE 19947
  • (302) 259-6317
  • Cheryl Miller
  • Program Manager
  • (302) 259-6317

Program Description

Classic Upward Bound is a FREE academic and college preparatory support for high school students (grades 9 through 11) on their path to earning a college degree. Classic Upward Bound empowers participants to complete high school and enter and complete a program of postsecondary education by providing academic support, personal guidance, parent education, and enrichment services in the area of study skills, college preparation and financial aid. Students are exposed to a variety of educational, cultural events, career exploration and self-development opportunities. Moreover, campus tours, cultural trips, and college centered activities are an integral part of the Upward Bound Classic. Must meet program requirements.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 86%