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UT Arlington Upward Bound Math & Science Center

The University of Texas at Arlington Upward Bound Math & Science Center, a college preparatory program for high school students, is currently recruiting and enrolling 9th and 10th grade students in Cedar Hill who have an interest and a desire to pursue math, science or engineering careers. The primary goal of the program is to strengthen the education of 60 participants and increase their knowledge and skills in math, science and/or engineering for pursuit in post-secondary education. Students in the program receive test preparation, tutoring services, academic advising, attend field trips, earn stipend awards, and are eligible for a 4-year renewable scholarship when attending UTA after graduation. Participants gain a real-world college experience during the year by involvement in college preparatory and STEM activities through high school graduation. Applicants must meet the following criteria being from a low-income background and/or potentially the first generation in their family who seek 4-year degree, and the student must desire a career in the fields of math, science and/or engineering or STEM. Applications are being accepted now and are available from Ms. Parker or Ms. Terry or can be downloaded from the UTA Upward Bound Math & Science website - http://www.uta.edu/ubmathsci/applications.php. All applications received will be reviewed on a first-come first serve basis until all spots are filled for the program, so please return it as soon as possible. For questions, please contact the UB Math & Science office at 817-272-2636 or email ubms@uta.eduor see your counselor.