KU, Haskell receive
Upward Bound grants
Kansas University and Haskell Indian Nations University are getting more than $700,000 in grants for Upward Bound programs for lower-income high school students.
The Kansas University Center for Research Inc. received two grants totaling $526,742 for 115 participants. Haskell will get $240,377 for 50 participants.
The Upward Bound Project provides tutoring, counseling, cultural enrichment activities and academic instruction. The program serves students from families without a parent with a bachelor's degree.
Lower-income first-generation military veterans can use the Veteran's Upward Bound project to help in the transition to secondary education.