Upward Bound

Upward Bound Program
June 2nd - July 11th, 2013

The Upward Bound program will conduct a (6) six-week residential program from June 2nd through July 11th, 2013. During this phase, students live on the campus of Tougaloo College and activities include academic classes, special interest classes, cultural enrichment activities, recreational activities, counseling and tutoring.

Participants must have an academic need, fall within the economic or first generation guidelines set forth by the U.S. Department of Education and meet other specific program requirements. Tougaloo College’s Upward Bound I provide services to participants from the following high schools: Leake County, Canton, Lanier, Jim Hill, Velma Jackson, Murrah, Forest Hill, Callaway, Ridgeland, Wingfield, and Provine. Upward Bound II provides services to O’Bannon, Yazoo City, South Delta and Hollandale Simmons high schools.

Upward Bound Math & Science
June 2nd - July 11th, 2013

The Upward Bound Math & Science Center will conduct a six- week (6) residential program from June 2nd, 2013 through July 11th, 2013. The program is a federally funded pre-college enrichment program designed to generate skills and motivation in the math and science area for success in education beyond high school. The summer program concentrates on high school students who have an academic need, fall either within the economic or first generation guidelines set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, have a desire to attend a post-secondary institution and would like to major in a math and/or science related discipline. Students are selected from the following target high schools and must meet the eligibility requirements: Canton, Crystal Springs, Lanier, Mendenhall, O’Bannon, Provine, Hollandale Simmons, Velma Jackson, South Delta and Yazoo City. Students who are accepted to the summer program will participate in a research component where they will gain exposure to the research process and its techniques. Also, they will be enrolled in math, science, English, foreign language, and computer classes.

For additional information, please feel free to contact Dr. Valvia M. Wilson, Director – Federal TRiO Programs at (601) 977-7878, vwilson@tougaloo.edu or 1-888-735-3554.

Summer Camps are free!