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Upward Bound Math and Science


About Upward Bound Math & Science

Eligibility Requirements:
Students accepted to the program receive free services and are expected to make a serious commitment to both post-secondary education and the Upward Bound Math & Science Program.  Only students from the following public high schools are eligible to apply:
  • Douglas Byrd High (Cumberland County)
  • Lumberton High (Robeson County)
  • Westover High (Cumberland County)

You should apply to the program and participate if:

  • You will be in the 9th grade (students in the 8th grade may apply for admission but will not be admitted until they receive their final 8th grade report card)
  • You have an interest in science, mathematics, engineering, or a related area STEM field
  • You attend one of the target high schools: Douglas Byrd High and Westover High in Cumberland County or Lumberton High in Robeson County
  • You are a potential first generation college students and/or students whose taxable family income meets Title IV Federal Eligibility Guidelines
  • You plan on continuing your education after high school at a four-year college
  • You are willing to participate in all aspects of the Upward Bound Math & Science Program
How to Apply:

Students must complete a program application and submit the following:

  • Application
  • Copy of Parent(s) or Guardian(s) 1040/1040A Income Tax Form (most recent copy)
  • Release Form
  • Two (2) recommendation forms 
  • High school transcript

Mail a completed Participant Application and Needs Assessment packet to:  

Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC  28301

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