Upward Bound | Technical College of the LowCountry

Upward Bound


Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded educational program whose goal is to provide low-income, first-generation high school students better opportunities for attending and graduating from a four-year college or university.

Since 1983, the Upward Bound Program has helped hundreds of high school students in the counties of Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties attend and obtain a four-year college degree.  Some of the services offered through this program are:

  • Academic Support and services
  • Cultural Trips
  • Assistance with College Applications; Financial Aid and Scholarship Searches
  • Peer Mentoring and Career Preparation
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Leadership Development


Upward Bound provides services to the following high schools:

Beaufort; Battery Creek; Colleton County; Estill; Ridgeland Hardeeville; Wade Hampton; and Whale Branch Early College High Schools.

Upward Bound Application


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