University of Montevallo TRIO Upward Bound
Upward Bound is a federally funded program that provides academic support, counseling, tutorial services, career mentoring, cultural exposure, and community service opportunities necessary for potential first-generation college students and/or economically disadvantaged youth to complete both high school and college.
Upward Bound at the University of Montevallo is funded by two grants from the US Department of Education: $250,000 per year to serve Chilton County schools, and $350,000 per year to serve Bibb County and Shelby County schools. The program is sponsored by the university community, and conducted through the University of Montevallo Division of Academic Affairs . All services are provided at no cost to program participants and their parents.