Applications for New Awards; Upward Bound Program (Regular Upward Bound (UB) CFDA 84.047A

Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.

For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice.

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Purpose of Program:
The Upward Bound (UB) Program is one of the seven programs known as the Federal TRIO Programs.

The UB Program is a discretionary grant program that supports projects designed to provide the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of postsecondary education.

There are three types of grants under the UB Program:
Regular UB grants; Veterans UB grants; and UB Math and Science grants.

This notice only announces deadlines and other information for regular UB grants.

Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically unless you qualify for an exception to this requirement in accordance with the instructions in this section.


Electronic Submission of Applications.Applications for grants under the Upward Bound Grant Competition, CFDA number 8 4. 047A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Apply site at

Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application.

You may not email an electronic copy of a grant application to us.

ou may access the electronic grant application for the Upward Bound Grant competition at

You must search for the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA number.

Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search (e.g., search for 8 4. 047, not 8 4. 047A).

The telephone number for the Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726 or e-mail:

On December 19, 2011, we published a notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 78621) inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2012 for the UB Program.

We are extending the Deadline for Transmittal of Applications date published on pages 78621 and 78624 of the application notice to February 1, 201 2. We are extending the Deadline for Intergovernmental Review date published on page 78621 of the application notice to April 2, 201 2. These dates are extended due to the unavailability of for two days for scheduled system maintenance.
Related Programs

TRIO Upward Bound

Department of Education

Agency: Department of Education


Estimated Funding: $305,289,000

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Applications for New Awards; Upward Bound Program (Regular Upward Bound (UB) CFDA 84.047A

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Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education; public and private agencies and organizations, including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth; combination of these institutions, agencies, and organizations; and secondary schools.

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