Contact Information
TRIO/Upward Bound Office: C225A
Phone: 972-238-3739
Fax: 972-238-3741

Our Mission

To prepare 9th-12th grade high school students for success in college.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Students must meet the U.S. Department of Education low-income guidelines.
  2. Students must be a potential first-generation college-bound student in their family.
  3. Students must attend North Garland High School or Richardson High School.

Academic Enrichment Opportunities

  • Enrichment Sessions 1 Saturday per month during the academic year
  • Tutoring eight (8) hours per week during the academic year
  • Six week summer enrichment program at Richland College
  • Summer Bridge Program – opportunity to earn 6 college credits at Richland College
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Field Trips
  • Personal Development Workshops

College Preparation

  • Career Exploration
  • PSAT, SAT, ACT, and STARR Preparation
  • College Tours
  • Assistance in preparing applications – College and Financial Aid