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Summer Program

Experience College Life First-Hand!

The Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science Summer Program is an incredible opportunity that gives high school students a hands-on introduction to college. This six-week academic and residential program is offered at no charge to Upward Bound/UBMS participants and offers experiences and memories.

Exciting Courses!

The Summer Program offers many exciting and challenging hands-on courses in areas such as 

  • English, sciences and mathematics
  • Foreign languages
  • Computer technology
  • College prep
  • Various Research topics

What Are the Expenses?

Upward Bound/UBMS is pleased to be able to offer the entire Summer Program at no cost to eligible families.

This includes:

  • Books
  • Supplies
  • UW student fees
  • Room and board at UW
  • Activities funds
  • Stipends

Residence Hall Life!

Living on campus is an important part of the college experience, and the Upward Bound Summer Program provides free on-campus room and board at the University of Wyoming.

  • Students stay at one of the freshman residence halls where they can make friends and share
    their experience with other Upward Bound students.
  • While staying at the halls, students will eat at the newly renovated Washakie Dining Center.

Bridge Scholarship

This scholarship set up by Upward Bound/UBMS recognizes graduated seniors who have participated in the pre-bridge summer program and have shown exceptional commitment in pursuing their college-bound goals. The scholarship is a six-week residential program specifically designed to prepare graduating seniors for college and includes:

  • Room and board in UW residence halls
  • Textbooks and class supplies
  • Tuition for up to six college credits
  • Twice monthly stipends

Safety and Regulations!

We want to make sure that your students have a fun, but safe, Upward Bound experience. That's why all summer program participants are carefully supervised by trained Upward Bound counselors and instructors, both in their classes and in their recreational time.

Student Summer Applications

Summer 2017 Application

Staff Summer Applications (applications available again in Spring 2018)

Residential Brochure

Residential Application

Faculty Brochure

Faculty Application


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