Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06432-1000

P: (203) 371-7864
F: (203) 371-7759

Director: Carylanne Rice-Ehalt

Contact: Carlyanne Rice-Ehalt
P: (203) 371-7864
F: (203) 371-7759

Upward Bound Program

Year Program Started: 1989

Max. Participants/Year: 63

Program Timeframe: all four years of high school

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning, tutorial services

Program Attributes: meals provided, transportation provided, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided, financial aid services provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school (Bridgeport public high schools and Bridge Academy), class year (high school), area of residence (Bridgeport), potential first-generation college bound students

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: English, math, science, SAT preparation, foreign language, liberal arts, and communications

Additional Comments: Students can be recruited as soon as they finish 8th grade and remain in the program until they graduate from high school. The program operates year-round.