Students who enroll in the Upward Bound program must be a first-generation college student or meet income eligibility guidelines.
The UWM Upward Bound program selects students in grade 9 and 10 who attend one of the following "target" schools: Bay View, Custer, Marshall, Milwaukee High School of the Arts, North Division, Riverside, South Division or Washington.
- Students must have interest and desire to attend college.
- Students must be willing to fully participate in UB in the summer and during the school year.
- Upward Bound gives preference to students who is willing to remain in the program through graduation from high school.