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Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Upward Bound Math and Science

Program Description

The primary goal of the SKCTC Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Program during the five-year funding period (2012-2017) is to generate the skills and motivation necessary for postsecondary success in fields of mathematics and science in 60 low-income, first-generation college students per year.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • 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
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • More than 75%