We are currently accepting online and paper versions of our Upward Bound application. Interested applicants will need to submit either an online application or a paper application. Please follow and review the steps under the application that you would like to submit.
If you would like to submit an online application, please review and complete the following step(s):
Once you have submitted your online application you will receive an email with updates and follow-up steps regarding your application.
If you would like to submit a paper application, please review and complete the following steps:
Download and complete a paper Upward Bound application.
Gather supporting documents to submit along with your Upward Bound paper application. The applicant will need to provide a copy of
A recommender is required as part of the Upward Bound's application process. We have two methods that an applicant's recommender can complete a recommendation form in behalf of the applicant.
Upward Bound online recommendation form
Upward Bound paper recommendation form
Please email, mail, or fax all application components to our program. A complete submission will include an application (step 1), copies of supporting documents (step 2), completed and submitted recommendation form (step 3).
If you would like to email us your completed application, supporting documents, and recommendation, please email to email@example.com
In the subject line please include your [Full Name], Upward Bound Application.
Note: We will accept the applicant's application in PDF or photo format.
If you would like to mail your completed application, supporting documents, and recommendation form, please mail to:
Upward Bound at College of the Desert
43-500 Monterey Avenue
South Annex 10
Palm Desert, CA 92260
If you would like to fax your documents, please fax to: 760-776-7247
Please contact our office if you have any questions. You can find our contact information here.