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​Classic Upward Bound Application​​

Application Checklist:

·        A completed application must be returned to either your high school counselor or to the Classic Upward Bound office – located at UTB Cortez Hall 130.

·        It is the responsibility of the student to assure completion of the application, including the letters of recommendation (two from core curriculum teachers and one from a counselor).  Please ensure to submit valid email addresses.

A completed application consists of these items:


q Application form with all applicable questions answered     completely.

q    Proof of Citizenship or legal citizenship status.

q     Income verification:

q    A copy of parent/guardian’s latest income tax Form 1040 if filed, or

q   Income verification form for those who do not file income tax return is included in application.  It must be signed.

q   Official high school transcript or 8th grade transcript for uprising 9th grade applicants.

q  Available test scores and may include any of the following – TAKS, STAAR, PSAT, ACT.

q    Three recommendations:

q  One counselor

q  Two teachers (core subject courses required).


Make sure you and your parent or guardian sign as directed. Competition for acceptance into Classic Upward Bound is very high. Do not miss this opportunity by not completing the application.



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