The mission of Upward Bound is to provide supplemental academic instructions, cultural and social enrichment activities to high school students who meet federal eligibility criteria thereby increasing the rate at which they complete high school and enroll and graduate from college.
Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program supported by Fort Valley State University. The program provides:
Who Is Eligible?
High School students who meet the income and/or first-generation requirements and live in Macon and Peach counties.
Students must have completed the 8th grade but have not yet completed the 11th grade; and, they must have a need for academic support in order to pursue a program of post-secondary education.