Due to COVID-19 the application and interview process will be conducted online until further notice. To apply to participate in the program, applicants and their parents should complete the following steps:
- Complete the Student and Parent portion of the Participant Application. Please go to http://umbc.edu/go/932 where you will be asked to enter the name and e-mail addresses of the student and the parent/guardian who will be completing the application. The application will then be routed to the student and then the parent/guardian via e-mail.
- Request that at least one teacher and your guidance counselor complete recommendations forms
- Send a copy of any current grades, transcript, and test scores to firstname.lastname@example.org with the student’s name in the subject line.
- Submit a release of information form to us at email@example.com with the student’s name in the subject line:
Baltimore City Release Form – Please download this form if you attend a Baltimore City High School
Baltimore County Release Form – Please download this form if you attend a Baltimore County High School
Once all parts of the application are received, a member of the Upward Bound staff will contact you to conduct a phone or online interview.
Do you have any questions about the application process? Please feel free to contact us. We can be reached by phone: (410)455-2814 or email.
For more information on income eligibility, please visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/incomelevels.html