Archive for Sunday, May 23, 1999

HASKELL, KU RECEIVE UPWARD BOUND GRANTS

May 23, 1999

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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.

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