Eligibility and Applications

To apply, students must be enrolled or plan to enroll at any of the sites currently served by Upward Bound, Purchase College, SUNY. Students must have completed the eighth grade, but not have completed the eleventh grade. Potential participants are from 13 to 18 years of age. Students MUST also meet the criteria specified below:

1. Be a potential first-generation college student (This means that a participant will be the first in her/his family to earn a four-year college degree.)


2.  Meet the income guidelines set by the federal government.

3.  For more information contact the TRiO Upward Bound Office by phone at (914) 251-6691 or write to the address listed below.

TRiO Upward Bound Program
Purchase College

3rd floor, Student Services Building, #313
735 Anderson Hill Road

Purchase, NY 10577