*TRiO UB is funded each year at $337,500, 100% of which is federal funds. More information on the federal TRiO programs is available on the US Department of Education website.
Do I Qualify for Upward Bound?
Qualifying students must:
- be at least high school freshmen, but have not yet entered their senior year
- be U.S. citizens (or permanent residents)
- meet federal low income standards, and/orbe raised in a family where neither of the student's parents have completed a four year college degree
- must attend one of the following target high schools
- Missoula- Hellgate High, Big Sky High
- Browning- Browning High
In addition to the basic eligibility requirements, potential University of Montana Upward Bound students must:
- possess a sincere interest in continuing their education beyond high school
- demonstrate need for program services
- have earned at least average high school grades
- have a history of maintaining good behavior