Upward Bound

Upward Bound Program
June 6th - July 14th, 2016

The Upward Bound program will conduct a (6) six-week residential program from June 6th  through July 14th, 2016. 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. The Upward Bound I program provides services to participants from the following high schools: Leake County, Canton, Lanier, Jim Hill, Velma Jackson, Murrah, Forest Hill, Callaway, Ridgeland, Wingfield, and Provine high schools. The Upward Bound II program provides services to O’Bannon, Yazoo City, South Delta and Hollandale Simmons high schools.

Upward Bound Math & Science
June 6th - July 14th, 2016

The Upward Bound Math & Science Center will conduct a six- week (6) residential program from June 6th through July 14th, 2016. The program is a federally funded pre-collegiate enrichment program designed to generate skills and motivation in the math and science areas 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 High Schools. Students who are accepted into 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. LaToshia Stamps – Associate Director Federal TRiO Programs at (601) 977-7878, lstamps@tougaloo.edu

Summer Camps are free!