We currently accepting applications from students for the 2016-2017 school year!

Click here to apply!


All Upward Bound applications can be dropped off or mailed to:

Upward Bound ATTN: Kat York

220 S. 40th St. Suite 260

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Forms can be scanned and emailed to: kyork@upenn.edu

Forms can also be faxed to 215-898-9301, attention Upward Bound.

They can be scanned and email

All applicants must...

  • Attend one of our four partner high schools (Overbrook, Sayre, Parkway West, West Philadelphia HS)
  • Submit a complete application (including two letters of recommendation and a completed website)
  • Provide income verification and proof of residency status
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Demonstrate motivation to pursue a college degree after high school