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Upward Bound and Pre-College Programs

Providing the Tools to Build Academic and Social Success in High School, College and Beyond.

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What is Upward Bound?

  • The Upward Bound Program has been sponsored by the College of Charleston since 1975.
  • We are a college preparatory program designed to generate in its participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school. 
  • We provide special academic, cultural, and mentoring opportunities for a limited number of first-generation high school students who have demonstrated the potential and interest to succeed in post-secondary education.



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Give Online to contribute to the Upward Bound Scholarship Program.

Thank you for your interest in helping the College of Charleston support Upward Bound.

Upward Bound Program is grant based. The grant covers salaries and supplies. 

Your donation will go toward scholarships and

  • providing book awards
  • supplementing program participant  travel
  • leadership development  

Please contribute to the Upward Bound Program scholarship fund R412.

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