Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 4/20/2022

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Higher Education Programs (OPE): Federal TRIO Programs: Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Program, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.047M

The Upward Bound (UB) Program is one of seven programs collectively known as the Federal TRIO Programs. The UB Program is a discretionary grant program that supports projects that provide students with the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and enter into and succeed in a program of postsecondary education. There are three types of grants under the UB Program: UB; Veterans UB; and UB Math and Science grants. In this notice, we invite applications for UBMS grants only. The invitation to apply for UB grants published in the Federal Register on December 16, 2021, and available at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/12/16/2021-27235/applications-for-new-awards-upward-bound-program. We will invite applications for Veterans UB grants in a forthcoming notice. 

The UBMS Program supports projects designed to prepare high school students for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the fields of math and science.

Deadline: June 3, 2022

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, public and private agencies, and organizations including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth, secondary schools, combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations.

An applicant may submit more than one application for a UBMS Program grant so long as each application describes a project that serves a different target area or target school (34 CFR 645.20(a)). 

Amount Description

Estimated Range of Awards: $287,537–$442,525.