Upward Bound

Upward Bound Math and Science

Upward Bound

UNM-Taos Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) helps Taos area high school students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science while encouraging them to pursue college degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics).


We Help Students Get Ready For College.

  • College Visits
  • Applications
  • Financial Aid
  • Advisement / Counseling
  • ACT Test Prep / Test taking strategies

We Strengthen Skills in Math & Science.

  • After School Tutoring
  • Fieldtrips
  • Hands On Experiments & Research
  • Study Strategies to Help You Succeed

We Explore STEM Careers.

  • Presentations by Current STEM Professionals
  • Career Exploration
  • Exposure to Jobs in STEM Areas
  • Visits With STEM Employers


Student Eligibility

  • Are you currently in the 9th or 10th grade?
  • Are you from a low-income family?
  • Are you a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or intending to become a permanent resident?
  • Are you interested in going to college or trade school?
  • Will you be the first in your family to pursue a Bachelor’s degree?


Ranchos de Taos, NM 87757 · Pueblo Hall East, room 133 · 575-737-3772
Katie Bryant Ph.D., Student Program Specialist, kmbryant@unm.edu