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Program Details

ECTC students in front of DREAM wall

Helping High School Students pursue their dreams of going to college and learning about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

Upward Bound Math & Science Students receive:

  • Tutoring & supplemental instruction to boost Math and Science scores.
  • Career, Academic, Financial Counseling
  • Recreational & Cultural Group Activities & Trips
  • ACT Prep

UBMS Students Earn Money to Learn

Participants receive a monthly stipend when...

  • They participate in scheduled activities, school visits, UBMS Home Work & work on their academic performance standards.

Who Qualifies for ECTC’s UBMS Program

  • Our UBMS Students come from five different regions and attend or would traditionally attend the following target high schools or feeder middle schools:
    • LaRue County High School
      • LaRue County MIddle School
    • Nelson County High School
      • Old Kentucky Home Middle School
      • Bloomfield Middle School
    • North Hardin High School
      • James T. Alton Middle School
      • North Middle School
    • Thomas Nelson High School
      • Old Kentucky Home Middle School
      • Bloomfield Middle School
      • Boston School
    • Washington County High School
      • Washington County Middle School

  • Our UBMS Students are High School students in grades 9-12.
    • Have an interest in STEM and be between the ages of 13 and 17
    • 8th Graders can pre-apply to the program and if accepted start the summer before 9th grade.
    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Meet Federal Income Guidelines and/or be a first-generation college student.
    • First-generation students have parents who do not have bachelor’s degrees (4-yr college degrees)

  • Students motivated to remain in high school & go to college.


Contact Upward Bound Math/Science

Etown contact

Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown KY  42701
  Science Building Rooms 117 & 118




Phone: (270) 706-8578