The ILP encourages economically disadvantaged students to apply to the most prestigious universities in America. The program selects the most talented and promising 10th and 11th grade students and takes them to visit the top universities on the East coast.
Upward Bound is a pre-college TRIO Program. It is designed to assist low income and first generation college-bound students to further their education beyond high school. Upward Bound provides assistance in acquiring the academic skills and motivation necessary to succeed in high school and transition into college!
The Upward Bound Programs at California State University, Fresno serves low-income, first-generation college bound high school students who have the potential to succeed in college, but whose high school grades and test scores do not reflect that potential.