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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

 The application process for 2018 has closed. The application for Summer 2019 will open in December 2018


Safety and Regulations!

We want to make sure that your students have a fun, but safe, Upward Bound experience. That is 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 2018 Intern Applications: Students applying for intern positions need to have completed at least one previous Upward Bound/UBMS summer program and be in good standing with Upward Bound/UBMS.

Summer 2018 Application closed.



Staff Summer Applications

Residential/Faculty Brochure

Residential Application closed

Faculty Application closed


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