TRIO Upward Bound

Eligibility & Application

To apply, students must be enrolled in, or plan to enroll in, either Central High School or Union High School, Grand Rapids Public School District,  in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Students must have completed the eighth grade, but have not completed the eleventh grade. Potential participants are from 13 to 18 years of age. Students MUST also meet the criteria specified below:

  1. Be a potential first-generation college student. This means that a participant will be the first generation in his/her family to earn a four-year college degree; and/or
  2. Meet the income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information, contact the TRiO Upward Bound office by phone at (616) 331-3144 or write to the address listed below:

Grand Valley State University
TRiO Upward Bound Program
301 Fulton ST W, 511 EC
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Page last modified December 5, 2012