Future Students

Assistance with eligibility requirements, college examination prep, and scholarship resources

Eligibility Requirements

Upward Bound Programs is primarily available to students who are from low-income households and whose parents did not go to college.

Through an application process, Upward Bound Programs staff will consider students who:

  • Attend school in one of the following districts with which the Programs work:
    • Hazleton
    • Mifflin County
    • Mount Union
    • Newport
    • Reading
    • Steelton-Highspire
  • Are currently enrolled as a freshmen or sophomore
  • Have a demonstrated academic need
  • Possess the ability and desire to pursue education after high school
  • Come from families where parents/guardians did not graduate from college.

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SAT Information

The websites below are resources that offer details about the SAT, practice tests, test taking tips, and more. We encourage you to explore these sites to become more familiar with the SAT, thus increasing your chance of improving your score. GOOD LUCK!!


The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity facilitates the awarding of approximately eighty annual scholarships through a central application process.