The University of Guam Upward Bound Program is a 100% federally funded program that aims to generate the skills and motivation necessary for college-bound low-income or first-generation students to successfully complete high school and enroll into college.
UB is designed to help 103 high school students prepare for college enrollment immediately after graduation. Participants receive services at the University of Guam and selected public high schools (George Washington, John F. Kennedy, Okkodo, Simon A. Sanchez, Southern, and Tiyan). Private and Charter High School upon availability of space in program as approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
UB is a national college preparation program hosted by UOG. It is 100% federally funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended). UOG's UB has annual funding of $478,486. It is also part of the TRiO Programs.
For more information please visit https://www.upwardboundgu.org/
Early Deadline 1st Priority for SY2022-23 Enrollment is October 28, 2022 Regular Deadline 2nd Priority for SY2022-23 Enrollment is December 16, 2022
Late Deadline 3rd Priority for SY2022-23 Enrollment is January 27, 2023
Summer Enrollment Deadline is May 19, 2023
For more information, see our brochure.
For inquiries or interested applicants, please stop by UOG Calvo Field House, Upward Bound Office or call (671) 735-1991/1992/(671) 929-7952. A map to our office can be found here. You may also email Rowena T. Andrade, Director of Upward Bound at email@example.com
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Mariano T. Mesngon, Ph.D., was selected as a National 2010 TRiO Achievers award recipient. He earned his biology degree from the University of Guam in 1997 and was helped through that process by the TRiO Upward Bound program at the institution. After earning his doctorate in cell molecular biology from the University of South Carolina in 2008, he was selected as the Deputy Chief, Analytical Toxicology and Division Chief, Medical Diagnostic and Chemical Branch of the U.S.
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Rowena T.Andrade, UB Director
Katleen San Nicolas, Administrative Support Assistant
Bret Villena, IT & Social Media Specialist
Merki Omae, Data Entry Clerk
Loraina Aguon, Academic Assistant
Venus Borja, Academic Assistant
Jiliane Oliveros, Academic Assistant
Nadine Cruz/George Washington High School
Dr. Billie-Jo Marzan/John F. Kennedy High School
Annie Palomares/ Okkodo High School
Ma.Blessa Ramos/ Simon Sanchez High School
Edward K. Masiwemai/ Tiyan High School
Mangilao, Guam 96913
The University of Guam is a U.S. Land Grant and Sea Grant Institution accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. UOG is an equal opportunity provider and employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion through island wisdom values of inadahi yan inagofli'e: respect, compassion, and community.