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Morehead State University Upward Bound

  • Morehead State University Upward Bound
  • 150 University Road
  • Morehead, KY 40351
  • 606-783-5197

Program Description

Upward Bound is an academic preparatory program for high school students. The purpose of the program is to help students prepare for college by generating the academic skills and motivation necessary for success. The UB program at MSU serves high school students in sixteen Eastern Kentucky counties. The program is composed of two distinct programs. Upward Bound Classic (also known as UB Central & East) and Upward Bound Math and Science. The Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science programs are funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%