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Eligibility

You are eligible to apply to the Upward Bound Program if you:

  • come from a low income family as determined by U.S. Department of Education
  • are enrolled in grades 9-10 at one of our target schools (Carson, Gardena, Leuzinger, or Hawthorne High School)
  • are a first generation college student (neither parent or guardian has earned a bachelor's degree)
  • are motivated and interested in attending college
  • are a US citizen or permanent resident with a valid social security card