Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) is a free program for 9th-12th grade students at Manzano, West Mesa, Valley, Atrisco Heritage Academy, and Socorro  High Schools interested in pursuing a college degree related to math or science. We cater to first-generation, low-income students who are U.S. citizens desiring extra support and advisement. UBMS provides several services including after school tutoring, a 6-week residential program at New Mexico Tech, monthly student and parent workshops, cultural events, and opportunities to travel nation-wide visiting college campuses. 

Program services & Activities:

To qualify for the program participants must: 

Once you are accepted into NMT-UBMS you are expected to attend both the school year and summer components.  During the school year, participants attend tutoring, meet with advisors, attend Saturday workshops and educational or cultural activities.  The summer program, held in New Mexico Tech for six weeks, Monday through Friday, includes daily classes, meals, educational workshops, and campus life experience.

TO APPLY ----Please click on link below to apply online. For a downloadable copy click on the pdf download link


English Application

Aplicacion en Español

Albuquerque Application (pdf)

Socorro Application (pdf)

Contact Information:

Kurtis Griess
Program Director 


Donna Jaramillo
Program Coordinator (Albuquerque)