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Upward Bound Mathematics and Science
Program Overview

The Howard University Upward Bound Mathematics and Science (UBMS) has been funded since 1991 to serve 68 participants annually. UBMS serves students from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The major thrust of the program is to increase student confidence in their mathematics and science ability so that they will pursue undergraduate majors and careers in mathematics and the sciences. HUB offers qualified students an array of academic services including:

Program Services

  • Academic, personal, and career counseling;
  • Student assessments to help determine interests, abilities, and academic skills;
  • Instructional classes in English, engineering, mathematics, foreign language, science, computer applications, and SAT preparation;
  • Career, cultural and recreational excursions.

Program Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien;
  • Be a low-income, first-generation college bound student;
  • Be enrolled in the ninth or tenth grade;
  • Currently enrolled or completed biology and algebra 1 with a grade of “C” or better;
  • Need academic support.

Program Staff:

Joseph B. Hill, Director
Ebbon Allen, Academic Coordinator
Brenda L. Robin, Administrative Coordinator

Armour J. Blackburn Center, G-18
Phone: 202.806.5132
Fax: 202.806.5148

Application Available in MS Word 2003 (to be completed in MS Word) or PDF Document (viewable in Adobe Reader, must be printed and completed).