TRiO Upward Bound Program

MISSION: The Bronx Community College Upward Bound Program is a federal grant program funded by the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school.  Upward Bound will, with the help of qualified professional staff, administer an array of services; assist low-income; first-generation  high school students to overcome obstacles in their path which impede their educational growth; build self-esteem; increase educational aptitude; and motivate all participants to successfully graduate from secondary school.  Participants will be further encouraged and assisted in enrolling in a postsecondary institution of their choice; and graduating with a baccalaureate degree and beyond.

NUMBER OF STUDENTS SERVED: 107 secondary school students served annually.

Target High Schools

Contact Us

Gould Residence Hall, 517

Phone: 718-289-5855
Fax: 718-289-6346

University Heights High School
High School for Teaching and the Professions
Validus Preparatory Academy
High School for Energy and Technology


High School for Teaching and the Professions
C.I.S. 303
Bronx Residents

Council for Opportunity in Education: TRIO Achievers Awards, September 2019, NYC Marriott

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