Eligibility & Recruitment

Want to go to college? Join Oxy Upward Bound!

 

 

Currently, we partner with the following four high schools, serving 122 9-12 grade students during the academic year:

To qualify for the program, participants must:

  • Attend one of the target schools
  • Have an academic need and want to go to college
  • Meet low-income family guidelines OR be potential first-generation college students (See chart below for the Income Guidelines)
  • Submit an application during recruitment at one of the target high schools

Occidental College Upward Bound Application

Current Participants

As an active participant, you are expected to honor your commitment to all four aspects of Oxy’s Upward Bound services. Attendance is critical for you to manifest your college goals. Upward Bound at Occidental College may not be for you if you cannot commit to the program attendance requirements.