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How Do I Apply?

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  • Be a high school student from the Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, or Russellville districts.
  • Demonstrate a need for services provided.
  • Family must meet certain income guidelines and/or parents cannot have graduated from a four-year college.
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • 2.25 grade point average

Any 9th - 12th grade student who attends Allen County-Scottsville, Butler County, Edmonson County, Hart County, Logan County, and Russellville High Schools is eligible to apply for the Upward Bound (UB) program. We are looking for students who are in good academic standing and who want to attend college or vocational school after high school graduation. If you are interested in being in Upward Bound, please speak with your high school guidance counselor, or contact our office for additional information.



If you are interested in participating in Upward Bound, please complete the following application packet:

  • Application (including income verification, student essay, parent consent, and teacher/counselor recommendation)

Completed applications can be returned to your high school guidance counselor, or can be mailed to:

Upward Bound
1906 College Heights Blvd #11098
Bowling Green, KY  42101-1098

We understand the application process is extensive. Please let us know if you have any questions about the application materials. All information provided is confidential. Understand that we can only serve 86 students and admission is selective. Completion of the application process does not guarantee admission into the program. You will be notified of the admissions decision shortly after submitting all application materials.



Complete the interest form below and we will contact you about Upward Bound.

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 Last Modified 1/5/17