Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) Program for Rising Freshmen and Juniors
Published by Angel Hoggard on March 22, 2019
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The Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) Program is a college access program housed at Fayetteville State University (FSU) funded to serve students in Cumberland County. This program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of rising Freshmen and Juniors within Cumberland County Schools and to serve first-generation and low-income students. This is a no-cost program. The goal is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in fields in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Some of the services offered are:

  • Academic instruction in Math, Research, Foreign Languages, and Science at Saturday Academy from October through May
  • Six-week non-residential summer research program (students go to FSU each weekday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday; 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Friday)
  • Tutorial services
  • Exposure to a variety of colleges and universities
  • Community service opportunities
  • College tours
  • Workshops on study skills, math anxiety, note taking and test taking skills.
  • Work-Study (Rising Seniors)
  • Exposure to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers
  • Assistance in completing college admissions and financial aid applications
  • Assistance in preparing and paying for the SAT/ACT and/or PSAT/PLAN

Requirements:

2.5 or higher GPA (8th graders without GPAs will submit report cards)
Rising 9th Grader 
Rising 11th Grader
Low Income (based off of Taxable income) and/or First Generation
Interest in STEM

Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) Program Application

Space is limited, for more information, please email swmarrow@uncfsu.edu or call 910.672.2551. Applications may be mailed to Fayetteville State University, Upward Bound Math & Science Program, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28301 or faxed to 910.672.1699.

        

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