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TRIO - Upward Bound Math & Science

Program Description

Delaware Tech's Upward Bound Math & Science Center is a pre-college TRIO program designed to motivate and prepare students in the program for the successful pursuit of a college education that leads to careers in the field of math and science. Upward Bound Math & Science Center provides students with academic support services to assist them in the successful completion of high school, engage and inspire students to explore the fields of math, science, engineering and technology, and ultimately graduate from a college or university. Students are exposed to a variety of educational, cultural events and activities throughout the academic year, as well as attend a six-week summer program that provides academic enrichment, hands-on experiences in math, technology and science, and well as job shadowing and career exploration. University campus tours, cultural trips, and college-centered activities are an integral part of the Upward Bound Math & Science Center experience. As a federally funded program, there is no cost to students! Eligibility Requirements: Students who have completed the eighth (8th) grade and must not have completed the eleventh (11th) grade nor reached his/her eighteenth (18th) birthday before June 1st of the program year Students must also satisfy either the taxable family income Federal eligibility (Title IV) criteria established by the U.S. Department of Education or the first generation criteria (neither parent has attained a bachelor degree) or both. Preference will be given to students who meet both of those criteria Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident Be interested in a pursuing college degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)

Grade Levels



Program Eligibility

This program is only open to students from the following school districts: Colonial School District,Christina School District,Red Clay Consolidated School District. For questions on eligibility, please contact our team. We'd be happy to assist in any way we can.

Scholarships & Special Benefits

  • Dual Language:
  • Financial Aid / Scholarships
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Purchase of Care (POC)
  • Free Meals
  • Free Medical Care
  • Special Needs Accomodations
  • Before School Care

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Additional Notes

Available at Georgetown and Wilmington campuses.

Program Categories

Academic Support & EnrichmentSTEM

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TRIO - Upward Bound Math & Science