The University of Maryland Upward Bound Program:
Provides academic and career counseling to students toward the goals of admission to and graduation from four-year post-secondary institutions. The Upward Bound Program supplements its participants’ secondary school experiences by creating opportunities for students to gain self-esteem by enhancing their academic and social skills. This educational program is funded by the US Dept of Education and non-federal sources. The University of Maryland Upward Bound Program is one of the largest and longest funded programs in the area and is often cited as a model for emulation by other institutions.
The UMD Upward Bound Program consists of two components
The six-week summer session provides students opportunities to live in University of Maryland residence halls and attend academic classes in the areas of mathematics, science, composition, reading, foreign languages and study skills.
The academic year sessions provide students further academic instruction, tutoring and counseling as a follow-up to summer activities. Additional services are also available during this time.
The UMD Upward Bound Program is open to students entering or currently in grade 9.
Counselor Emily Rizzo Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 301-405-6784
Applications are available on our website: