Classic Upward Bound Target Schools

Central High School

Dexter Regional High School

Foxcroft Academy

Old Town High School

Penobscot Valley High School

Penquis Valley High School

Piscataquis Community Secondary School

Sumner Memorial High School

Upward Bound Math Science Target Schools

Central High School

Foxcroft Academy

Mattanawcook Academy

Nokomis Regional High School

Portland High School

Schenck High School

Stearns High School

Eligibility Criteria

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

Attend one of the Upward Bound Target Schools.

Plan on attending college immediately following high school.

First Generation College Student: be the first person in your immediate family to graduate from a four-year college.


Financial Guidelines: Fall below a certain TAXABLE INCOME bracket based on number of people in household.

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $7,710 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $9,645 for Alaska; and $8,865 for Hawaii.

The term “low-income individual” means an individual whose family’s taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.