Current Upward Bound Students
Current Upward Bound Students
Commitment to the program extends through high school and college. During this time, Upward Bound staff will work with students individually and in small groups to address their needs, develop their academic potential, and identify and meet realistic goals.
To help ensure your success in the program, each Upward Bound student must make a commitment to:
- Attend 10 Saturday sessions September-May, bi-weekly after school tutoring sessions, field trips and college tours, and a summer academic program on the campus of HCC.
- Maintain contact with Upward Bound staff members throughout the academic year. Tell your coach or Mr. Mankins when you will be absent from an activity.
- Take appropriate, but challenging classes each semester.
- May 20th, 2023 – Upward Bound trip to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History 9:00am - 5:00pm
- May 31st, 2023 – Last Parent Meeting at HCC Career Programs Building room 212 at 6pm.
- June 16th, 2023 – Summer Academy Orientation at HCC LRC room 259 from 8am-1pm.
- June 20th, 2023 – Summer Academy Classes and Diversity in a Technological Society begins for the next six weeks.
- July 4th, 2023 – Independence Day (HCC is Closed, no classes).
- July 20th, 2023 – Upward Bound Reception Dinner in the Student Center’s Main Dinning room. Starts at 7pm.
- July 27th, 2023 – Last Day of Summer Academy Classes and Diversity in a Technological Society.
- July 28th, 2023 – Reward Trip for Summer Academy Students. Tubing down the river at Harpers Ferry.
- August 1-4th, 2023 – New York City Incentive Trip (Invite Only)
Field Trip Registration
Click on the date below for the field trip you want to register for. You must fill out the registration form separately for each activity. All registrations must be completed two weeks prior to the trip. Each trip has a maximum number of students, first come first served. Once you have registered, put the trip on your phone calendar or in your planner so you do not forget!
- March 25th, 2023 - Upward Bound trip to Penn State Harrisburg and ZooAmerica 8:00am - 4:30pm. Bus transportation will be provided. Only 30 slots available.
- April 29th, 2023 - Upward Bound trip to Maryland Day 9:00am - 5:15pm. Bus transportation will be provided. Bus transportation will be provided. 40 slots available.
- May 20th, 2023 - Upward Bound trip to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History 9:00am - 5:00pm. Bus transportation will be provided.
Register for the trips by filling out our trip registration form below.
Upward Bound Seniors
- Community Foundation of Washington County - 43 different local community scholarships
- Washington County Public Schools
- Washington County Scholarships - Community Foundation of Washington County, MD scholarship database with approximately 173 scholarships listed
- Scholarship Academy - A resource for high school and college students geared towards students who are the first in the family to attend college
- Maryland Higher Education Commission
- HCC Foundation Scholarship
- College Scholarships for African-American/Black Students
- Financial Aid for Hispanic Students