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Westwood : Upward Bound Proposal Wins

July 09, 1987

UCLA's Upward Bound, which helps prepare low-income students for college, was one of eight programs nationwide whose proposal for funds received a top score in a competition held by the U. S. Department of Education, officials announced.

The UCLA proposal by program Director Linda Stevens was among 500 entries nationwide. As a result of its high score, Upward Bound will receive funding through 1989, officials said. The program provides workshops, tutoring, counseling, academic enrichment, college information and campus visits to help low-income students prepare for higher education.

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