FREE Program Services & Eligibility Information

FREE Program Services & Eligibility Information

Upward Bound provides year-round services to enrolled participants throughout their high school career, these services include:

Academic Year Services

  • Individual Academic Advising
  • Supplemental Academic Instruction
  • Tutoring
  • College& University Campus Tours
  • Career Exploration Activities
  • College Prep
  • Cultural Fieldtrips & Events

Saturday Academies

  • Study Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • MCA/ACT Prep
  • Resume Building
  • Financial Aid/Literacy
  • Scholarships
  • College Applications
  • High School to College Transitioning

Summer Services

  • Six-Week College Campus Academic Enrichment Program
  • Participants are invited to live and study at CLC where they will reside in the apartment style college dormitories with trained Tutor/Mentor staff.
  • Participants are involved in a wide variety of pre-college courses including foreign language, math, science, English and various elective opportunities.
  • College credits can be earned by upperclassman who are invited to participate in the TRIO Upward Bound Bridge program.

Eligibility and Forms
High Schools Served

  • Pierz
  • Nay Ah Shing
  • Onamia
  • Isle
  • Staples
  • Bertha
  • Browerville
  • Brainerd
  • Long Prairie-Grey Eagle

Participant Qualifications

  • First-generation: neither parent graduated from a four year college.
  • Mandated by Congress, two-thirds of the students served must come from families that meet federal income requirements.
  • 9th-12th grade students who attend one of the nine high schools
  • Students who are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident


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