Academic Success Programs
The mission of Upward Bound is to enroll high school participants in a program that provides the services and motivational activities to assure their graduation from high school and their enrollment in and successful completion of a postsecondary educational program.
Upward Bound at UVM enrolls at least 60 qualified students annually from Burlington and Winooski High Schools. The Program provides a full range of academic and motivational activities through both Academic Year and Summer components.
Upward Bound is funded by the U. S. Department of Education Federal TRIO Programs at an annual rate of $248, 771. The current funding cycle is from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2017.