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Participant Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for participation in Northwest Missouri State University's Upward Bound Math & Science Program. Do not worry if you do not know, please, apply and let us figure it out for you!

The income guidelines refer to taxable income only, not gross income, and are provided below. For comparison to these figures, use the line for taxable income on the appropriate federal tax form (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ).

Federal TRIO Programs Annual Low-Income Levels*
(Effective January 19, 2023 until further notice)

Size of Family Unit Max. Income Allowed
1 $21,870
2 $29,580
3 $37,290
4 $45,000
5 $52,710
6 $60,420
7 $68,130
8 $75,840

For family units with more than 8 members, add $7,710 for each additional family member.

*The figures shown here are the family income levels established by the US Department of Education to determine eligibility for federal TRIO programs. These figures are updated each January or February.