Upward Bound

Application and Selection

Students wishing to apply for the Upward Bound program must first fill out an application packet. This packet consists of several pages and must be filled out completely and returned to the Upward Bound office.

Upon completion the application will be evaluated and those students meeting the programs guidelines will be contacted for an interview. The Upward Bound program can only serve a limited number of students and selection is based on priorities established by the U.S. Department of Education.

PRIORITY DEADLINE: All applications received by September 25th each year will receive first consideration.
Applications received after September 25th will be considered on a first come, first serve basis as openings occur throughout the year.

 

Interested students may obtain an application by:

  1. Printing an application from this web site, or
  2. Picking up an application from your high school counselor's office, or
  3. Contacting the Upward Bound office by phone: 417-625-9880 or e-mail: upwardbound@mssu.edu
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