Your child has indicated an interest in the LNESC Upward Bound (UB) Program. Upward Bound (UB) is a FREE college preparatory program for high school students funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored locally by LULAC National Educational Service Center (LNESC). UB is specifically designed to strengthen the academic skills of eligible high school students to excel academically and ultimately pursue a postsecondary degree after high school graduation.
Services provided by UB include:
Tutorial services during the school year to
strengthen academic skills and prepare student
and individual assistance with
college admissions and financial aid application process
once a month to educate students on various college, career, and life skills concepts
week summer instructional component that
is designed to simulate a college
going experience that
includes daily coursework in English,
Math and S
cience as well as other related activities such as field trips
and special events.
In order to comply with federal regulations, we gather income, citizenship and other qualifying information. All of the information you provide is protected by the Privacy Act. Only LNESC Upward Bound staff have access to the information provided. ALL UB participants must meet the following criteria:
Be a citizen of the U.S. or permanent resident
Indicate an interest in attending college
Demonstrate academic need
Qualify as low
income and/or neither parent has graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree
Commit to remain active in UB through high school
Once the application is complete, please return it along with the necessary documentation to the LNESC Upward Bound staff. You may also send the completed application to: LNESC, 625 Silver Ave. SW, Suite 130, Albuquerque, NM 87102. All completed applications will be reviewed and eligible applicants contacted within 14 days for a Student & Parent Interview.
If your child is selected to participate in Upward Bound, we highly encourage parents to attend ALL Parent/Teacher Conferences.
Thank you for your interest in the Upward Bound Project. Please feel free to contact the LNESC office at (505) 243-3787 if you have any questions or need additional assistance.