Upward Bound Program
Upward Bound is a pre-college program for TRIO-eligible students attending high school in Richland County. It provides extensive academic support that includes weekend and evening activities, a six-week summer residential component, and college-placement services. The program serves 110 students from high schools in Richland School District One. The Upward Bound program helps students take advantage of the educational opportunities provided by their high schools and to realize their potential and meet their academic and career goals.
Upward Bound Highlights
Upward Bound holds approximately three sessions each month during the academic year. Services include:
During the summer, students are in residency on the USC campus for six weeks and participate in the following activities
During both the summer and academic phases, tutors are available to help strengthen participants' skills in specific subject areas. Tutors are usually college students from the University or certified teachers from the partnering districts. Tutoring is required for all students making below a B in high school subject areas.