Upward Bound is a federally funded program that provides support to participants whose goal is to receive post-secondary education. It is comprised of both a rigorous academic and summer component. Students must be either low-income and/or first generation college students. A student can also be a ninth grader at risk for academic failure (grade point average below 2.5, score below proficient on Math, Science, and English, have not taken Pre-algebra, Algebra I, Geometry at the end of their eighth grade year). The program serves fifty-six students at three high schools located in Frankfort, KY: Western Hills High School, Franklin County High School and Frankfort High School.
Upward Bound, Kentucky State University
400 E. Main Street 5th Floor ASB
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Funded by the United States Department of Education with a grant of $250,000.