Who is Eligible for Upward Bound

You may be eligible for Upward Bound if:

  • You are a ninth or tenth grader who attends Anacostia and Ballou High School or a Ward 8 resident.
  • If your family meets the federal government’s income guidelines for moderate to low income households.
  • If your parents/guardians have not completed a four year college degree.
  • If you want to attend college but are unsure of the process.

Students are enrolled as freshmen or sophomores and are expected to remain in the program until they complete high school.