Thank you for showing interest in our college preparation program!
If you have any questions or would like additional information do not hesitate to contact us:
14300 NE 18th ST
Funded by the U.S. Deparment of Education
Please note that all applications are accepted for review regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability (U.S. Department of Education - GEPA Section 427).
In a 250 or more-word essay discuss ONE of the following topics: 1) Events and persons in your life that have influenced you in your educational and professional aspirations; OR 2) Why you are applying to the Upward Bound Program, and what you believe you will achieve from the experience, and the contributions you can make to the program; OR 3) Discuss your most impressive accomplishment and how it has impacted you. Please attach additional pages if necessary.
Media Publication Release Authorization
I hereby grant LNESC full and absolute permission and all rights to publish, display, and use for any legal purpose or all photographs, together with descriptive text or statements, in which I or my property or my child will appear.
Release of School Records
As the parent/or legal guardian of the student listed above, I grant the Upward Bound Project of LNESC permission to obtain copies of my child's grade reports, transcripts, and/or standardized test scores from the school to assist my son/daughter in in achieving his/her educational goals. I also grant the UB staff permission to speak with teachers, counselors, and other school administrators at my child's school in order to obtain and exchange information as part of the services provided by the UB Project.
Internet Use Release
I hereby grant permission for my child to access networked computer services such as internet, World Wide Web, and electronic mail for UB activities.
Your child has indicated an interest the Upward Bound Program. Upward Bound (UB) is a FREE college preparatory program for high school students funded by a grant from the Department of Education and sponsored locally by LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. UB is specifically designed to strengthen the academic skills of eligible high school students to excel academically and pursue postsecondary degrees after high school graduation.
Year-round services provided by UB include:
Tutoring services during the school year to strengthen academic skills and prepare student for success at the college level
In order to comply with federal regulations, all LNESC UB participants must meet the following criteria:
Since March of 2020, LNESC Upward Bound has shifted high quality academic services via online and by phone. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the application or need assistance completing it. We are here to help!
Oswaldo Camarena Gonzalez
LNESC Upward Bound Project Director