University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393

P: (781) 320-7246

Director: Edgar De Leon

Contact: Edgar De Leon
P: (781) 320-7246

Upward Bound Math-Science Program

Year Program Started: 1990

Max. Participants/Year: 72

Program Timeframe: year-round: 6-week summer residential; monthly Saturdays during school year

Academic Level Targeted: grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, career/academic planning, college-preparatory

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, transportation provided, books/supplies provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: area of residence (Lawrence, MA; Lawrence High School Complex), disadvantaged status (low-income, first-generation college bound)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: all science and mathematics disciplines