University of Maine
5713 Chadbourne Hall - Room 226
Orono, ME 04426

P: (800) 581-2522
F: (207) 581-2710

Director: Becky Colannino

Contact: Kelly Ilseman
P: (800) 784-2320
F: (207) 581-2710

Upward Bound Math & Science

Year Program Started: 1991

Max. Participants/Year: 67

Application Deadline: rolling admission

Program Timeframe: year-round (6-week summer program)

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, research, internship/fellowship, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning

Program Attributes: meals provided, housing provided, transportation provided, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided, instructors and classes provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (high school freshman or sophomore), area of residence (target high schools), disadvantaged status (low-income, potential first-generation college bound students), GPA/academic standing (usually upper half of class), must have interest in college and STEM-related career

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biophysics, biotechnology, education, pre-engineering, engineering, engineering (biomed), genetics, pre-medicine, physics, psychology, science (biomed), science (computer, mathematical), science (environmental health), science (social, behavioral), science (health), statistics/biometrics/biostatistics