TRIO Upward Bound Vision Quest (UBVQ)

Upward Bound Vision Quest is a college access program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by University of Minnesota Duluth. UBVQ provides academic support for first-generation/low-income students to help students graduate from high school and attend college after graduation.

Program Highlights: services offered to students

  • Weekly academic support, goal setting, and tutoring
  • Monthly field trips, college visits, and activities
  • College access group meetings twice per month
  • ACT test preparation
  • Assistance and support with applying to colleges, scholarships, and the FAFSA
  • 6-week, expenses paid, academic summer program on the University of Minnesota Duluth and Twin Cities campuses.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be in the 9th or 10th grade (sometimes 11th graders are accepted depending on space)
  • Must be a potential First generation college student (meaning that neither parent earned a 4-year Bachelor's degree)
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have a desire to attend college after high school graduation.

If you're interested in joining, or if you know someone who might be interested in joining Upward Bound Vision Quest, come to room 308 to pick up a student application.

Antonio Moore (Tony)

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Thursdays 8:00 am to 11:00 pm

Email: moore851@umn.edu