Midland College Upward Bound Program Receives $250,000 Grant

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Midland College's Upward Bound Program has received a generous grant.

The U.S. Department of Education awarded the program $250,000 for the 2012-2013 school year.

Additionally, if the program meets certain requirements, Midland College will award Upward Bound another $250,000 each year for the next four years.

Upward Bound provides high school students from low-income families or families in which neither parent has a bachelor's degree the opportunity to pursue higher education.