Precollege scholarship

The Office of PreCollege Programming is excited to announce the MLK G.O.L.D. Scholarship for Michigan and non-Michigan residents. The renewable scholarships is $8,000 per year (up to four years) and will be given to a participant in a TRiO program (including GEAR UP or UpwardBound) or a migrant farm worker program. The requirements are a 3.2 gpa and a 16 ACT or 850 SAT composite score. An essay and a letter from a director are required. Details will be posted on the admission's scholarship page. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 19. 

Welcome to new staff

The Office of PreCollege Programming is glad to welcome new staff to the Upward Bound program. Anita Robles is the new administrative assistant for the Upward Bound program. She comes from El Sol Elementary and brings her organization skills to bear on Upward Bound. Coordinators have also been hired for the two grants. The Kalamazoo program will be headed up by Carlos Daniels, a WMU graduate who has much experience with precollege youth. The Van Buren county program will be headed up by Gustavo Echavarria who transferred to Upward Bound from the College Assistance Migrant Program at WMU. Welcome to all!