Upward Bound Projects

Amy Kee Scholarship

Amy Kee in the stands

Purpose
The Amy Kee scholarship was established to provide financial support to an Upward Bound graduating senior who exemplifies excellence in pursuit of higher education.

Awards
This year, one $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Upward Bound senior. Funds will be disbursed upon the recipient submitting to Upward Bound proof of full-time enrollment at any two year or four-year university.

Eligibility
Award applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Graduating senior of Upward Bound at CSU, Chico
    • Attending an accredited two-year college or four-year university directly after high school graduation
    • A minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.50

Essay
Applicants must submit a two-page typed essay explaining the following: How has Upward Bound supported you in overcoming obstacles toward your educational and/or career goals?

Recommendation
Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from one of the following professionals: teacher, counselor, or community leader. Recommendations from Upward Bound staff members will not be accepted. The recommendation letter should address the applicant's academic potential for success in college, unique personal characteristics, and need for financial support.

Application Deadline
All materials must be RECEIVED by Friday, April 2, 2021 to the following address:

Upward Bound Projects
Attn: Zach Barrett
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0712

Alternatively, you can email a completed application to zbarrett@csuchico.edu or fax to (530) 898-4837

Download the Application here! (PDF)