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Qualify

Dan's Mountain

Following is a list of the Participant Qualifications:

  • 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

You can review current income allowances on the U.S. Department of Education web site.

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