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How Do I Apply?

High school students from Altus, Hollis, Olustee - Eldorado, Snyder, and Tipton are eligible to apply for the WOSC Upward Bound Program.  Students interested in participating in the Upward Bound Program must apply during the month of September.  The WOSC Upward Bound application is available to download from the link provided below, at your high school counselor's office, or the Upward Bound office.   

As part of the selection process, an individual meeting with the prospective student and parent/guardian is required, current documentation to verify family income, and a recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor, or teacher. 

Upward Bound Application

Print the Upward Bound application from the link named "Upward Bound Application".  Once it is completed, please mail the application and required paperwork to the address listed below or return it to your high school counselor.

Western Oklahoma State College
Upward Bound Office
2801 North Main
Altus, OK 73521

Eligibility Requirements:

To become a participant in the Upward Bound Program, students must:

  • Meet first generation requirements (your parents have not graduated from college with a four-year/Bachelor's Degree) AND/OR
  • Meet income requirements OR
  • Have high academic need

Selected students must also demonstrate the ABILITY to succeed in high school and have a strong desire to attend and GRADUATE from a four-year college.