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Welcome to the official website of the Tarleton Upward Bound Project!

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UB Alum Inspires Students

Ms. Leal is a former Tarleton Upward Bound participant from DeLeon and a graduate of Tarleton State University.  Follow Ms. Leal's remarkable recovery from a brain aneurysm to returning to work full time as an Athletic Trainer for McKinney North High School.

Upward Bound Student Recruiting Scheduled for October-December 

Tarleton Upward Bound will begin the student recruitment process in October.  To be eligible for the Upward Bound Program, students must attend one of the target high schools, be in the 9th or 10th grade, and meet first generation and/or low-income criteria.  Application packets will be available October 5th.  A representative from the Upward Bound staff will visit the target schools in October to conduct informational sessions and disseminate application packets. Visitor meeting dates are set for November 7, November 21, and December 5.  Click the Perspective Student link to print application packets and to learn more about the application process.



Current Students

All students - 1st six weeks Progress Reports are now due.  Please email them to 

Prospective Students

2015 recruitment process begins in October.  Click the Perspective Student link for more information and to download an application. 


Thank you for your strong attendance to the first UB meeting!  We could not be successful without you!!

Target School Counselors / Teachers

UB can pay for participants PSAT and TSI Assessment.  Contact Jenny Watts for more information.  Upward Bound student recruitment begins next month.  Cannot wait to meet perspective students from your schools!