Hello Parent and Student,
We are excited that your child has entered their high school years and we are offering a very special opportunity to you and your child.
Upward Bound is a FREE college mentoring program that provides fundamental support to students in their preparation for college entrance. As a part of our program, students will be provided help with their school courses to improve and maintain excellent school grades, experience colleges, and participate in other educational, cultural, and recreational activities.
To qualify for participation, please make sure your students meet the following qualifications:
- Attend one of our approved high schools: Jolm I Leonard, Lake Worth or Palm Beach Lakes High
- Have cumulative GPA of 2.0 to 3.0, or have made a grade of "C" or lower in Math, English, Reading or Science, and in need of academic support, and
- Be a First-Generation student - neither biological parent holds a 4-year college degree.
Please read the attached program flyer and if you are interested in our program complete the online application by going to this link
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sarah Edris (561) 868-3070. We look forward to hearing from you soon as time is limited.
Roselle W. Ceasar,
Upward Bound Post-Secondary Advisor Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Avenue, MS #28, Lake Worth, FL 33461