WVU Youth Activities

Other: Upward Bound/TRIO

DescriptionUpward Bound/ TRIO helps prepare high school students for college by offering engaging and individualized services ranging from tutoring to community service to workshops on the WVU campus. Students can also get a taste of college life by participating in a residential summer program.
Website:upwardbound.wvu.edu
Tags:Foreign Language, Math, Science, Writing
Location:PO Box 6891, Morgantown, WV 26506 map
County:Monongalia, Preston, Taylor
Age Group:High School
Enrollment:Restricted. Enrollment is limited to 9th-12th grade students from Clay-Battelle, Grafton, and Preston high schools. Students can apply to begin receiving services as early as the summer between 8th and 9th grades. Student should be the first in their families to earn a four-year degree, meet income-eligibility requirements, and/or be considered academically at-risk by federal definitions. Additional TRIO programs in WV can be located here: http://wvtrio.org/what-is-trio/
Dates:On-going
Sponsored By:Student Life, US Department of Education
Other Details:Recruitment for new student participants usually takes place during the spring semester of each year (January-April), but applications are accepted and reviewed year-round. Applications are available online: http://upwardbound.wvu.edu/apply_to_upward_bound
Contact:Frances Clark (fran.bennett@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-6199)