How To Apply


Upward Bound Student & Kangaroo


  • Applicants must meet the guidelines established by the U.S Department of Education

  • Students in the 9th, 10th and 11th grades who attend Van Nuys High, Grant High or Robert Fulton College Preparatory School​

  • First Generation college students (neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree or higher)​

  • Low income, applicants need to meet income guidelines established by the U.S Department of Education​

  • Participants must demonstrate need for services i.e academic need, counseling, college bound​

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Students Viewing Airplane


  1. Complete online application.​​​​
  2. Student and parent will be invited for interview (Phone, Zoom or In Person).
  3. Acceptance/ Denial email will be sent to student and parent
  4. Student and Parent will receive start date.

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CSU Channel Islands Campus Tour


  • Complete online application​​​
  • After submission please allow up to two weeks for response.
  • If eligible, student and parent will be invited for an interview.
  • For application assistance please contact an Upward Bound staff member.

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Office Hours & Location

Office Hours & Location

Summer Hours
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Fall Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Tuesdays: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor TRiO Suite


Omar Madrid
Upward Bound Math-Science Technician
Email: @email
Phone: (818)778-5526

Karen Vega
Upward Bound Technician
Phone: (818) 947-2361

Eduardo Galeana
Program Director
Phone: (818) 947-2487