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Do I Qualify for Upward Bound?

Upward Bound StudentsQualifying 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