Upward Bound South

Upward Bound South


  • Generate in program participants the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education.
  • Prepare eligible high school students fro programs of postsecondary education.
  • Place emphasis on skills and motivation, high school graduation, entrance into and completion of postsecondary education so that "no student is left behind."

Ninth, tenth, and eleventh-graders are eligible to apply.

Services Provided:

  • Instruction/Tutorial in:
    • Mathematics
    • Literature and Composition
    • Laboratory Science
    • Foreign Language
    • Social Studies
  • Academic, financial aid, personal, group, and peer counseling
  • ACT/SAT Prep, Study Skills, Test-taking techniques and strategies
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Cultural Activities
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Bridge Program (assistance with tuition at Southern University at Shreveport)

Academic Year
September - May: Saturdays 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Summer Component
June - July: Monday-Thursday 8:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Target Schools:

Target Area Schools: