UNR TRIO Upward Bound


Program Type: K-12 High School

Upward Bound is a FREE college preparatory program designed to help qualifying students graduate from high school, gain entrance to and successfully graduate from college. Upward Bound provides college readiness for motivated, income qualified and first- generation college bound high school students through the development of skills and knowledge essential for successful admission, persistence, and completion of post-secondary education.






Qualification 1

From an income qualified family; and/or

Qualification 2

From a family where neither parent with whom student resides has a 4-year College degree; and

Qualification 3

U.S. citizen, naturalized, or permanent resident of the U.S.; and

Additional Qualifications

Between ages 14 and 18 of age;and
Attending a target high school in Washoe or Lyon Counties in Nevada (see list)

Eligible Schools in Northern Nevada
Washoe Grant Schools:
North Valleys High School
Hug High School
Truckee Grant Schools:
Spanish Springs High School
Sparks High School
Northwest Grant Schools:
Fernley High School
Silver Stage High School
See steps to apply at :

Open Dates


This is an ongoing program, that currently does not have an expiration date.

Registration & Cost


Register for the following school year as student is qualified for the program



This is an ongoing program, that currently does not have an expiration date.