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TRIO Upward Bound

Experience Everything. Become Anything.

Through TRIO Upward Bound, you’ll experience college life firsthand. Our nine-month Academic Year Component provides academic counseling and instruction, along with cultural and social experiences, while the six-week Summer Academy adds more classes and college visits. The Summer Academy includes a three-week residential stay on Purdue Fort Wayne’s campus, where you’ll live in our comfortable and convenient Student Housing apartments and get the true college experience.

Explore our site to learn about eligibility requirements, the application process, and more. And when you’re ready, take the first step toward Purdue Fort Wayne by completing your Upward Bound Application and submitting it to our office.


Find Out If You’re Eligible

You must have a strong desire to attend college, motivation to succeed, and the need for academic or social support.

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A Timeline To Success

You will find that the Upward Bound application process is easy—but it does take some time.

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