Federal TRIO Programs

How to Apply

Who Is Eligible

Program Information and Requirements

Upward Bound at YSU is a 4 year federally funded TRIO college preparation program open to low income and/or first generation potential college bound students in the Youngstown City High Schools who are in the 9th grade.

Program Components

After School Instructional Tutoring: Assists students with reaching and maintaining the required grade point averages and grades. AST also helps to develop study skills necessary for college success. Assistance is provided in Math, Science, English and Foreign Language. Time Commitment: 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. Monday & Wednesday at East High School and Tuesday & Thursday at Chaney High School. All students are required to attend at least 1 day per week. Students with a low GPA or grades will be required to attend 2 days per week.

S.C.O.P.E. Informaion Request

* Denotes Required

S.C.O.P.E. Brochure


Call the office at (330) 941-4664 for more information!

S.C.O.P.E. Parent & Student Orientation will be held Thursday, November 29 in the Ohio Room located in Kilcawley Center. 

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Now Accepting Applications

ATTENTION CHANEY AND EAST HIGH SCHOOL 9th and 10th grade students!

Upward Bound @ YSU is looking for 16 students to complete our enrollment for this academic year.  Interested students must be willing to demonstrate a commitment to pursing post-secondary education.

Schedule of Operations

2020 Spring Calendar

Youngstown State University
Schedule of Operations


2020 Spring Calendar (TENTATIVE)
Event Date
Tentative Schedule for Spring 2020 Due to Deans from Chairs

Wednesday, January 23, 2019