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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 in 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 or University of New Mexico, 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.  

Summer program is held in New Mexico Tech  for six weeks, Monday thru Friday attending daily classes and educational workshops.

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

Aplicacion en Español

 Albuquerque application (pdf)

Socorro Application (pdf)

Contact Information:

Kurtis Griess
Program Director 


Denise Contreras 
Program Coordinator/ Instructor (Socorro)