Each applicant must meet basic eligibility requirements set forth by the federal government that calls for neither parent to have a four-year college degree and/or the family’s income level must be considered low-income. Students must also be:

  • Entering 9th, 10th, or 11th grade
  • First-generation college bound students
  • Low-income families
  • A risk for academic failure, but who do exhibit an interest and have potential for college education
  • Come from one of the target schools listed:
    • Miami Carol City Senior High School
    • Miami Central Senior High School
    • Miami Northwestern Senior High School
    • Miami Southridge Senior High School
    • William H. Turner Technical Arts High School

To apply to the Upward Bound program, please download and complete the application below. Once your application is complete, please return it to the FIU Upward Bound program via fax at (305) 348-1743, or mail to:

Florida International University
ATTN: Upward Bound Program
11200 SW 8th Street, GC-331
Miami, FL 33199

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Student Access & Success
11200 SW 8 Street, SASC 205
Miami, Florida 33199

Phone: 305.348.3445

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