Who is Eligible for Upward Bound

You may be eligible for Upward Bound if:

  • You are a ninth, tenth or eleventh grader who attends HD Woodson, Theodore Roosevelt and Ballou High School or a resident Ward 4, 7 and 8.
  • If your family meets the federal government’s income guidelines for 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 that are enrolled in the UDC’s Upward Bound Program are expected to remain in the program until they complete high school

Download APPLICATION here.

Upward Bound

Main Office
Building 39, Room 106A
phone 202.274.5032
 202.274.7412
email TRIO@udc.edu

The University of the District of Columbia extends a warm welcome to applicants for the Upward Bound Program.


Saundra Carter, Director - TRIO Programs


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