The three Upward Bound Programs are federally funded operating on an annual budget of $884,865. Our three grants allows us to serve 175 participants annually.
Upward Bound is a FREE college preparatory program designed to help qualifying students graduate from high school, gain entrance to and successfully graduate from college. Find out more about Upward Bound programs and eligibility requirements.
At Nevada, we're proud of our Upward Bound alumni.
Upward Bound has year-round programs for high school students.
Applying to Upward Bound is an easy first step to a bright future.
To provide college readiness for motivated, income qualified and first generation college bound high school students through the development of skills and knowledge essential for successful admission, persistence, and completion of post-secondary education.
The TRIO Scholars program assists low-income, first generation students to overcome the cultural, academic, class, and social barriers to success in higher education.
The McNair Scholars program assists undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in achieving advanced degrees.
McNair Scholars Program
Upward Bound supports high school students from underrepresented groups in their pursuit of college.
The GEAR UP program is administered by the Nevada Department of Education to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.