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Welcome to Upward Bound Programs


Upward Bound is a federally-funded program that helps high-school students gain academic skills and motivation to continue their education beyond high school. At Penn State, Upward Bound Programs include the Upward Bound, Upward Bound Migrant and Upward Bound Math and Science grants and serve over 249 students each year from six target high schools in six counties — Berks, Dauphin, Huntingdon, Luzerne, Mifflin, and Perry.

UBP Information

Summer Instructional Positions

(Posting #76350) and

Summer Residential Positions

(Posting #76187)

Visit Employment Opportunities for more information.

UBP in the News


Don't miss UBP's upcoming Saturday Academy, on February 24, featuring a chemistry-themed escape box "The Carbon Conundrum."

Upward Bound Program women create model viruses during Eberly College of Sciences' ENVISION: STEM Career Day for Girls on January 27, 2018.