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Northwest Nations Upward Bound at University of Idaho

  • Northwest Nations Upward Bound at University of Idaho
  • 875 Perimeter Drive
  • Moscow, ID 83844
  • 208-885-6880
  • Karen Krier
  • Program Coordinator

Program Description

Northwest Nations Upward Bound provides educational opportunities and college access services for low income and potential first generation college students while they are still in high school.

Our primary goals are to:

Empower our scholars to view themselves as the future stewards of their communities; and Provide them with the personal skills, academic training and financial literacy they will need to transform their college dreams into reality.

Our comprehensive college preparation program is tailored to meet the individual needs of each of our scholars. Services offered include coaching, mentoring, advising, tutoring, college application workshops, financial literacy training, summer programming, college visits, and more.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Other
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Populations Served

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


  • Less than 25%