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Discovery Upward Bound Math & Science


Endeavor Upward Bound Math and Science Programs Offer These Additional Services:


  • Academic Tutoring to enable students to complete secondary or postsecondary courses, which may include instruction in reading, writing, study skills, mathematics, science.
  • Advice and assistance in secondary and postsecondary course selection.
  • Assistance in preparing for college entrance examinations and completing college admission applications.
  • Information on the full-range of Federal student financial aid programs and benefits (including Federal Pell Grant awards and loan forgiveness) and resources for locating public and private scholarships.
  • Assistance in completing financial aid applications, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Guidance on and assistance in secondary school reentry; alternative education programs for  secondary school dropouts that lead to the receipt of a regular secondary school diploma; entry into general educational development (GED) programs; or entry into postsecondary education.
  • Education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students or the students’ parents, including financial planning for postsecondary education.
  • Core curriculum instruction in mathematics through pre-calculus; laboratory science; foreign language; composition; and literature.
  • Exposure to cultural events, academic programs, and other activities not usually available to disadvantaged youth.
  • Information, activities, and instruction designed to acquaint youth participating in the project with the range of career options available to the youth.
  • On-campus residential programs.
  • Dual enrollment course advisement.
  • Mentoring programs involving elementary school or secondary school teachers or counselors, faculty members at institutions of higher education, students, or a combination of these.
  • Summer Melt pre-college opportunity for recently graduated Program participants.
  • Six weeks summer instructional component opportunity.
  • Intensive instruction in mathematics and science, including hands on experience in laboratories, in computer facilities, and at field sites.
  • Activities that will provide participants with opportunities to learn from mathematicians and scientists who are engaged in research and teaching at the applicant institution, or who are engaged in research or applied science at hospitals, governmental laboratories, or other public and private agencies.
  • Activities that will involve participants with graduate and undergraduate science and mathematics majors who may serve as tutors and counselors for participants.