Boston University
621 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

P: (617) 353-3551
F: (617) 353-2395

Director: Alison Cox

Contact: Allison Cox
P: (617) 353-3551
F: (617) 353-2395

Upward Bound Math/Science

Year Program Started: 2007

Max. Participants/Year: 50

Application Deadline: Dec 1 and April 15

Program Timeframe: year-round, including six-week summer residential program

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, career/academic planning, college preparation

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, program is free

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (grades 9-10), disadvantaged status (low-income, potential first-generation college bound student), attend specific target high schools

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: anatomy, biology, chemistry, education, physics, science (computer, mathematical)

Additional Comments: This federally-funded program serves 50 students from one of four target high schools or one of five target neighborhoods. The high schools served are Boston Green Academy, Josiah Quincy Upper School, Charlestown High School, and Chelsea High School. The neighborhoods served are Chelsea, Dorchester, East Boston, Mattapan, and Roxbury.