• The Upward Bound TRIO Program (UB) is a year-round pre-college program for CMSD high school students. It is designed to assist students in graduating from high school, entering and graduating from college. Upward Bound works in cooperation with the schools, Tri-C, and the community to provide educational opportunities and support to achieve these goals.

    Trio Upward Bound Eligibility Requirements:

    • Enrolled in grades 9, 10 and 11
    • Low-income, potential first-generation college student
    • Attending Glenville, East Tech, John Marshall or John Hay high schools
    • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States

    Services Available:

    • Weekly tutoring in core academic subjects 
    • Preparation for the Ohio Graduation and college admissions tests 
    • Assistance and guidance in following a college preparatory curriculum 
    • Information and assistance completing college applications and financial aid forms 
    • Exploration of educational and career opportunities 
    • Monthly Saturday seminars with guest speakers 
    • Educational, cultural, and college field trips 
    • Six-week daily, non-residential summer program 
    • Eight-week summer bridge program for graduating seniors 
    • Monthly Stipend


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