We are now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year. We will be accepting scholarship applications through September 29, 2023.
The Upward Bound program offers our alumni the opportunity to apply for scholarships specifically for our previous Upward Bound participants. These scholarships have specific criteria to meet general requirements including the Southeastern Scholarship application, school transcripts, and a personal essay “How Upward Bound Impacted My Life”.
Robert E. Hamilton Scholarship
This is a Southeastern Upward Bound scholarship in memory of Dr. Bob Hamilton. He was the director from 1993 to 1997 and made a positive impact on many UB students during those years. Dr. Hamilton believed in the importance of a good education and inspired all those around him to be their best.
Qualified applicants will be full-time students who have a 2.0+ GPA and graduated from a Southeastern Upward Bound program,
Amount available for 2023-2024: $550.00
Hatak Yearby Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This is a Southeastern Upward Bound scholarship in memory of UB alum Hatak Yearby (UB Class of 2003). Hatak was KIA on May 14, 2006, while serving on active duty in Iraq. He was a true friend to all who knew him, always helpful, caring, and humorous. His life and personality were always full of happiness, respect, and honor.
Sophomore or above full-time students may apply. Students must have a 3.0+ GPA to qualify for the scholarship. Preference is given to students who have participated in a Southeastern Upward Bound program.
Amount available for 2023-2024: $500.00