Attention 9th, 10th, and 11th graders... Do you want to go to College??

Upward Bound

  • Do you want to go to college after high school? If so, the Upward Bound program may be able to help you reach your goals!

    The Upward Bound (UB) TRiO programs at Central Carolina Community College provide FREE college preparation support to 60 eligible Lee County high school students. Some of the services provided include tutoring; college tours; SAT/ACT preparation and fee waivers; career exploration; summer residential programs at Campbell University; a summer internship program; assistance completing college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications; and the opportunity to take free college courses.  Participating students are even rewarded with a stipend check ($) each semester!  

    Services are provided approximately once a month on Saturdays during the school year, and for six weeks during the summer. Once enrolled, students stay in the program until high school graduation.  Transportation, meals, and all other costs during enrollment in the program are covered by Upward Bound (the program is FREE!).

    Upward Bound is currently recruiting 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students to participate in the program. If you are interested in taking advantage of this great opportunity, please visit our website at or email for more information or to download the application. 

    Applications will be accepted until all spaces are filled. Admission is based on eligibility and is offered on a first-come first-served basis, so apply now!