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Upward Bound seeks assistance with recruiting

Student News | Monday, August 2, 2021

Columbus State is currently recruiting new participants for its Upward Bound program. Upward Bound assists students in their pursuit of a high school diploma and prepares them for postsecondary education.

Interested students and families should meet the following criteria:

  • Attend Linden-McKinley STEM, Mifflin, East, West, or Marion-Franklin high schools
  • Be in the 9th or 10th grade
  • Be a potential first-generation college student (neither parent or guardian could have obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Be income-eligible based on a sliding scale set by the Department of Education
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5

Click here to apply.

For more information, contact Deon Newsom, Upward Bound program manager, at, or call 817-521-1508


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