Upward Bound

Galveston College Student Services

Upward Bound

Galveston College Upward Bound, a TRIO Program funded through the U.S. Department of Education, is a college preparatory program designed to serve 60 9th–12th grade students at Ball High School. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rates at which participants enroll in and graduate from institutions of post secondary education by increasing the academic performance and motivation of participants.

Program Goals

  • To instill in students a positive attitude towards learning and postsecondary education
  • To expose the students to new academic, social, and cultural learning experiences
  • To provide academic assistance for each student
  • To help the students increase their understanding of and ability to cope with their environment
  • To increase school performance and educate students in career and college choices
  • To provide fundamental support to participants in their preparation to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately empowering them to obtain a Bachelor’s degree

Upward Bound Application

Download and return the completed application.

Contact Upward Bound

Priselda Perez, M.A., Upward Bound Director

QUESTIONS? Call 409-944-1253

FAX 409-944-1502