TRIO—Upward Bound Program
Upward Bound Application Process
Applying to the Upward Bound Program is a three step process (PSQ, Application and interview). Before completing an application, discuss with your parent/guardian the eligibility requirements for the program. Feel free to call our office if you have any questions.
Step One: Pre-Screening Questionnaire (PSQ)
Complete a Pre-Screening Questionnaire (PSQ) and attach supporting income documentation. Once we receive your PSQ, our staff will call or email you regarding next steps.
You may acquire a PSQ by:
Downloading and printing out the PSQ
Contact an advisor to pick up a PSQ at your high school:
Visiting our office and picking one up:
Mills College Upward Bound
Step Two: Application
Complete the Mills College UB application:
Download and print an application (only after completing step one and being informed you qualify).
Submit your application by mail or hand deliver to our office, staff member, or advisor.
Step Three: InterviewSchedule an interview with a program staff member.
Please feel free to contact us. We can be reached by phone at 510.430.2177.
Directions to TRIO Office