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USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Page 61

Upward Bound

Location/Phone: HMS 469, (813) 974-2802

Upward Bound is a pre-college program for students from low-income families who have academic potential but who have inadequate secondary school preparation or have not achieved success in school.

Its purposes are to assist these students in developing goals, improving academic skills, and providing the motivation necessary to achieve success in a college or post-secondary program. To qualify, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Family income must meet federal guidelines.
  2. Applicant should be a potential first-generation college student.
  3. Student must have completed the 9th grade and be enrolled in the 10th or 11th grade in an accredited high school.
  4. GPA must be 2.3 (C) or above in basic pre-college courses.
  5. Attend weekly scheduled tutorial sessions.
  6. Attend the six-week summer residential component on the USF Tampa Campus.

Applications should be forwarded to Director, Project Upward Bound, USF.

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Effective Date: Semester I, 2004