Upward Bound Math and Science

  • Upward Bound Math and Science at IUP is a federally-funded TRIO college prep program that provides enriching educational experiences to Indiana County high school students. 

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    Strengthening Students in Math, Science, and More

    UBMS is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of first-generation college bound students and/or low-income students. Scholars develop skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and are encouraged to pursue and complete post-secondary degrees in these fields.

  • Summer Program

    Week 1: Commute

    • Cyber Security Camp: June 10–July 14, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    • Study Hall: 2:00–3:00 p.m.
    • Transportation:
      • Pick-up, Home School: 8:15 a.m.
      • Pick-up, IUP: 3:15 p.m.

    Four-Week Summer Residence Program + One Week

    June 16–July 19: Moving in

    • Transportation:
      • UBMS Friday Drop-off: 3:30 p.m.
      • Sunday Pick-up: 3:00 p.m.
    • Content Instruction
    • Biotech Camp: June 17–27, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
    • Field Trip/Study Island: July 15–19
  • An Upward Bound Math and Science Student in an Astronaut SuitFree Program Benefits:

    1. Individual and group study/tutoring sessions
    2. Academic and social counseling
    3. PSAT/SAT prep, college application help and FAFSA guidance
    4. College visits and field trips

    Remarkable Alumni

    Christina BrynerUBMS alumna Christina Bryner realized that a bachelor’s degree was within reach when she attended IUP’s UBMS program as a Blairsville High School student. She graduated with a degree from IUP in Accounting and Finance and currently works as an auditor in Pittsburgh.

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