Upward Bound Projects

How To Apply

The CSU, Chico Upward Bound Programs accept applications at any time.  In order to apply, you must be a student in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade and attend, or will be attending by fall semester, one of the 16 high schools we serve (see list below). Current 11th graders are encouraged to apply, however, the selection of 11th grade applicants are based on the availability of open spots at the time the application is received.

Schools the CSU, Chico Upward Bound Projects serve:

  • Chico High
  • Colusa High
  • Gridley High
  • Hamilton City High
  • Las Plumas High
  • Lindhurst High
  • Live Oak High (STEM only school)
  • Marysville High
  • Oroville High
  • Paradise High
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Red Bluff High
  • River Valley (STEM only school)
  • Yuba City High
  • Willows High (STEM only school)

To complete an application, you can do the following:
 *Each application packet includes a check off list.  Please make sure to follow the instructions on this list to prevent any delay in the processing of your application.

  1. Pick up an application from the counseling office at your school, complete it and send it in with the envelope provided.
  2. Print out an application in English (PDF) or print one in Spanish (PDF).
  3. Mail COMPLETE packet to our office:

Upward Bound Projects
CSU, Chico SSC 392
Chico, CA 95929-0712 

If you have any questions concerning our program or the application process, please do not hesitate to give us a call, 530-898-5181.

2019-20 Recruitment Timeline

September 3rdRecruitment Opens
October 31stRecruitment Deadline
November 4th - 22ndStudent interviews at the schools
December 2ndStudent selections begin
December 16thBegin notifying students of their status
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