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TRIO Upward Bound

TRIO Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to assist students in improving their academic skills, successfully completing their high school education, enrolling in and graduating from post-secondary institutions.

The TRIO Upward Bound program develops the academic and motivational potential of students in the 9th through 12th grades to prepare them for college success.

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Who qualifies?

Applicants must be (now recruiting for 2020-21):

  • Entering the 9th - 11th grades in Irving ISD
  • Within income guidelines established by the federal government and/or a first-generation college student (ask us if you are unsure)
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

English Application (pdf)
Spanish Application (pdf)

Don't have a printer?

Fill out the online form and we will mail you a printed copy of the application.
English intake form
Spanish intake form

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