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Following is a list of the Participant Qualifications:Dan's Mountain

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Attend high school at Allegany, Fort Hill, Mountain Ridge, or C.C.T.E.
  • Have post-secondary/college potential
  • Have need for academic support to pursue post-secondary education
  • Currently be in grades 8 through 12 (Grade 8 students may apply but may not participate until grade completion)
  • Have a personal interview with parent(s) and Upward Bound Director and/or Assistant Director
  • Meet one or both of the following criteria:

1) First generation college status—which means that parent(s) or adoptive parents do not possess a bachelor's (4 year) degree

2) Families with modest incomes—which varies according to household size and is based on taxable income

To review current income allowances:


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