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Serving Students at John Marshall and Weir High Schools

Upward Bound Math and Science is a part of the federally funded TRIO programs, whose purpose is to prepare low-income and first-generation college-bound students for success in higher education. The program is designed to dramatically increase the number of West Virginia students who access and succeed in higher education. The program provides students with direct services, including but not limited to tutoring, college visits, financial aid counseling, summer programming, and academic interventions, especially in Math and Science fields. Students participate in both the school year and summer components upon entry to the program until high school graduation. All program services are FREE and students receive a stipend for their participation.

Services Provided through Upward Bound Math and Science:

• College Visits
• Field Trips
• STEM Activities
• Academic, financial, or personal counseling
• Academic Support
• College Exam Prep, College Applications, and Course Selection
• Study and Test-Taking Skills Workshops
• Information on postsecondary education opportunities
• Assistance in Financial Aid and Scholarship Applications
• Summer Immersion College Experience
• Mentoring
• Leadership Development Workshops
• Student participation stipends
• And much more!

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