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.

Program Requirements:

  • 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.
Upward Bound encourages cultural diversity and invites applications from eligible students of all racial and ethnic backgrounds.