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Upward Bound Math and Science Program

Fayette Campus

The mission of Bevill State Community College is to make education accessible and affordable for its constituents and to provide opportunities for educational growth. The chief goal of the Bevill State Community College Upward Bound Math and Science Program is to provide services to its participants that will assist them in preparing for and achieving success in an institution of higher learning. Selection criteria for Upward Bound Math and Science participants include: low-income, potential first-generation college student, and academic need. 

Fayette Upward Bound Math and Science

The Fayette program serves nine schools located within the nine counties of the Bevill State Community College Service Area: Brilliant, Hamilton, and Marion County High Schools in Marion County; Lamar County and Sulligent High Schools in Lamar County; Berry, Fayette County, and Hubbertville High Schools in Fayette County; Pickens County High School in Pickens County.

Services Provided

  • Instruction in math, laboratory sciences, foreign language, literature, and composition.
  • Tutorials for academic subjects
  • Mentoring for careers and college life
  • College entrance exam preparation
  • Counseling for academic, personal, and career goals
  • Financial aid assistance
  • Exposure to academic and cultural events
  • Seminars to enhance awareness in the areas of academics, social skills, health and physical maintenance, lifestyles, and values clarification
  • Monthly stipends
  • Summer college credit classes for graduating seniors at Bevill State with tuition and fees paid by the project
  • Summer component for the UBMS participants on the Bevill State - Fayette campus
  • mentor the UBMS participants to enter and complete a program of postsecondary education and embark upon careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics fields

Upward Bound Math & Science is a 100 % Federally Funded Project by the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $263,938. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, its Board of Trustees, and Bevill State Community College, a postsecondary institution under its control, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.

For more information please call toll free 1-800-648-3271 or contact:

Anne Uhlman
Fayette Director
205-932-3221    ext. 5163
auhlman@bscc.edu

Rachel Chaffin
Fayette Coordinator
205-932-3221    ext. 5177
rchaffin@bscc.edu