We provide opportunities for high school students to explore career options and higher education choices. We are tailored for students who are first-generation, college-bound, and meet the federal low-income requirements. As an active participant, you will be exposed to academic, social, cultural and recreational activities sponsored by Chemeketa.
Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded college preparatory program that offers assistance to low-income and first-generation college-bound students. The focus of Upward Bound is to develop skills needed for post-secondary education and to help its graduates enter and stay in post-secondary education. The Chemeketa Community College Program is one of 1900 federally funded TRiO programs across the nation.
The Upward Bound Program provides you a variety of educational opportunities, as well as cultural and career activities such as -
You must be attending North Salem High School, Santiam High School or Woodburn Academy of International Studies High School and meet the following requirements -
Call Susan McCaffrey at 503.589.7620 or e-mail her for more information and to have an application sent to you or download the 2012-13 Student Application by clicking on the following link Original UB Application
North Salem High School every Tuesday 2:30pm-4pm in room 112
Santiam High School every Monday during 5th, 6th, 7th periods
Woodburn AIS every Thursday from 2:50pm-4pm in AIS computer lab
Upward Bound Saturday Academies (save these dates)
Saturday, December 6
Saturday, December 13
Saturday, January 17
Saturday, January 31
Saturday, February 21
College Access Programs' resource page for links to other Upward Bound related sites
Upward Bound is 100% federally funded at $291,721 annually