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Upward Bound

Our program is open to Mt. Healthy High School students

Requirements include

  • Mt. Healthy High School students currently in grades 9 or 10, who are between the ages of 13-19 and are interested in attending college.
  • Students must be First Generation to complete college degree- Parents have not completed college
  • Meet income requirements
  • Meet attendance requirements
What does Upward Bound offer?

Experiential Learning Services

  • Intensive instruction in Mathematics, Science, Composition, and other subjects
  • Weekly Enrichment Seminars during the academic school year
  • Tutoring Sessions
  • Career Exploration
  • College Tours
  • Support for self-assessment and social adjustment activities
  • Six-week Summer Enrichment Program

Advising Services

  • Mentoring
  • Counseling
  • Academic testing
  • College selection assistance
  • Admission assistance
  • Help locating financial aid for college

Career Services

  • Skills testing
  • Assistance with summer job resources
  • College to career path assistance

Other Opportunities

  • Six-week Summer Enrichment Program designed to meet the needs of students
  • Stipend for improving grades and attendance
  • Visits from College Admissions Representatives
  • Parent Resource Events
  • Assistance with FAFSA form completion
  • Stipend for successful completion of the Summer Enrichment program
  • Attend planned cultural events
  • Exposure to a variety of career options
  • Technology training
  • Opportunities to attend planned cultural events
  • Assistance with the college admissions process
  • Academic advising and tutoring

How Do I Sign Up?

Talk to your counselor or contact our Mt. Healthy Upward Bound Office directly at (513) 619-8270
For additional detailed information contact our Upward Bound Office at Cincinnati State:

Allyson Knue, Academic Specialist
(513)569-4232
allyson.knue@cincinnatistate.edu