The UH Maui College Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science programs strive to increase postsecondary enrollment and college degree completion for low-income first-generation Baldwin, Maui, Hāna, King Kekaulike, Lāhaināluna, Lānaʻi, and Moloka‘i High School participants.
The Upward Bound Math Science program aspires to develop high school participant motivation and academic preparation to enroll and complete postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degree programs.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, these intensive pre-college programs promote high school academic achievement and preparation for a successful college career. After admission into the program, participants receive continuous services until high school graduation. Participants are tracked for an additional six years after program completion.
Services include assistance with college admission, scholarship searches, and completing financial aid forms; engaging 6-week Summer Academy; free college tours to Oʻahu, Hilo, and the mainland; academic advising, homework club, tutoring, motivational counseling, Saturday Academy workshops, cultural activities, and more. For additional information, call Upward Bound at (808) 984-3299.