Join our Legacy of Success

Students MUST meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply to the Upward Bound program:

  • Low-income and/or first generation college bound students (parents or guardians have not received a baccalaureate degree)
  • High School freshman on a “college track”*
    • Selected applicants must be committed to completing the four week 2017 summer Academy.
  • Attending one of the four participating high schools
    • Coconino High School
    • Flagstaff High School
    • Williams High School
    • Winslow High School

* Please note: sophomore, junior, and senior applicants will not be accepted.

2016 - 2017 Application Procedures

Applicants must submit the following documents:
  • Complete and signed 2016-2017 Upward Bound Application.
  • Copy of parents/guardians completed 2015 federal income taxes (Taxes must be SIGNED).
  • If 2015 taxes were not filed, please complete the Parent/Guardian Income Affidavit included in the UB application.
  • A copy of your Social Security Number.
  • Copy of your Arizona State ID. (If you do not have an Arizona State ID, please obtain one. Students must have their Arizona ID prior to attending the 2017 Academy.)
  • A copy of your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB), if applicable.
  • A copy of your high school grades.
  • Three TEACHER evaluations (English, Math, Science).
  • Five STUDENT reflective questions.
  • Three PARENT reflective questions.
Application Priority Due Date: December 9, 2016
Application Deadline Date: January 20, 2017
2017-2018 Upward Bound Application available next Fall 2017
For additional information, please contact the Upward Bound Program at 928-523-6984 or