Application Process

Who Should Apply?

  • Students currently enrolled in or who will be enrolled in a local area high school
  • Students who are motivated and committed to going to college
  • Students whose parents have not graduated from a 4-year college or university and/ or students whose family’s taxable income (Taxable Income is on IRS Form 1040 – line 43; Form 1040A – line 27, or Form 1040EZ – line 6) is no more than:

Federal TRIO Programs Current-Year Income Levels

Size of Family Unit Income Levels
1 $18,210
2 $24,690
3 $31,170
4 $37,650
5 $44,130
6 $50,610
7 $57,090
8 $64,570

 

Apply

Download a printable application: Upward Bound Application. Applications and all necessary forms should be returned to:

LSU Upward Bound
209 Hatcher Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Please call 225-578-7234 for application questions and assistance.