EXPERIENCE NEW COVENANT TRIO UPWARD BOUND MATH & SCIENCE
Working Toward a Brighter Future
NCCDC Upward Bound Math & Science is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We work on many exciting projects to help improve the lives of our students, and are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work every day to promote positive change.
Established in 1964, TRIO began as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty. The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. The Upward Bound Math and Science program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science.
WHO WE ARE
"Together Reaching Innovative Opportunities"
NCCDC is a non-profit organization founded in August 2009 by Osco E. Gardin Jr. This program was created to provide community uplift, development and education. It was also established to make an impact on the community by being an advocate for persons with unique needs.
WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS?
In order to be eligible to participate in the Upward Bound Math Science program, students
must meet all of the following criteria:
Meet low-income guidelines or be a potential first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree).
Attend a target high school (Monroe High or Forest Hills High School).
Have an expressed interest in studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
Must have earned a minimum of a 2.50 grade point average at the time of the application.
402 E. Hudson Street
Monroe, NC 28112
Phone Number: 704-226-1702
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