To be eligible for the Jacksonville University Upward Bound program students must meet these criteria.

• Students must be a current 9th grade student at one of the following target high schools:

Jackson Senior High School

Raines Senior High School

Ribault Senior High School

Lee Senior High School *Lee Early College Program

Englewood Senior High School *Englewood ESOL Program


• Student’s parents must not have a 4-year degree.
• Student must be eligible for free/reduced lunch at their high school.
Any other questions about eligibility can be answered by calling the Upward Bound office at 904-256-7150 


If you meet the criterion that’s listed above please complete the application in its entirety and turn it into the Guidance Office specified on the application or you can mail the application back to:


Upward Bound
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32211