Bentley Gardens looking toward Shepler towers

How Do I Apply?

Students interested in participating in the Upward Bound program can apply through the month of October. You may request an application from your school advisor or from the Upward Bound office (Cameron University, North Shepler, Room 408), or see the Upward Bound advisor at your school. In addition to filling out the application, potential program participants must provide current documentation to verify family income and must request a recommendation from a teacher, counselor, principal, or other professional person. A family interview is also a requirement in the application process.

Pick up an Upward Bound application at: 

Upward Bound Office
Cameron University
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
N. Shepler Tower, Rm 408
Lawton, OK  73505

Eligibility Requirements?

To become a participant in the Upward Bound Program, students must:

  • Demonstrate a DESIRE and the ABILITY to succeed in high school and GRADUATE from a four-year college AND
  • Meet income requirements AND/OR
  • Meet first generation requirements (your parents have not graduated from college)



Contact Information

For more information, call the Open Doors/Upward Bound office at (580) 581-5581.