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Upward Bound Eligibility

To be eligible for Upward Bound, students must:

  • be a 9th or 10th grade student enrolled at one of the following high schools:
    • Flandreau High School (Flandreau, SD)
    • Flandreau Indian School (Flandreau, SD)
    • Roosevelt High School (Sioux Falls, SD)
    • Washington High School (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • meet the family income guidelines established by the federal government and/or be a potential first-generation college student (neither parent has a four-year college degree)
  • complete the application package (including the requested forms) and an interview with Upward Bound staff
  • be committed to attending post-secondary education
  • demonstrate a willingness and desire to actively participate in all program activities