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Opportunity Resource Services

  • Opportunity Resource Services
  • P.O. Box 1452
  • Fort Worth, TX 76101

Program Description

The Regular Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math and Science programs identify and assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education and math/science fields. UB & UBMS programs provides academic support, career mentoring, college advising, and financial aid counseling to participants with the ultimate goal of ensuring they complete high school, and enroll in and complete a program of postsecondary education. Upward Bound programs are 100% funded by the Department of Education. For more information regarding Upward Bound programs and all other TRiO Programs visit the Department of Education website.

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
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 24%
  • White: 61%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 53%
  • African American: 6%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 153
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Hill College (1)
  • Northwood University-Texas (1)
  • Tarleton State University (1)
  • Tarrant County College District (3)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (1)

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 50%