Applications Being Accepted for APPLE Project Upward Bound

Applications are now being accepted for the APPLE Project Upward Bound–a federally sponsored TRiO program for high school students, grades nine through eleven.

APPLE UB serves young people who desire a college education but know they will require help with academic skills, study skills, personal guidance, career and financial counseling, and other factors important for preparing them for an education beyond high school. Eligibility for the program is based on financial need and family educational background.

This program is hosted by Lyon College, and participants attend a weekly session on the college campus during the school year and a six week residential program during the summer. Applications are available at the following high schools located in Independence, Jackson, Stone, and Sharp Counties: Batesville, Cave City, Cedar Ridge, Midland, Mountain View, Newport, Southside, and Tuckerman. Applications are also available on the internet at

Parents or students interested in knowing more about this program may call APPLE UB at 870.307.7263 or toll-free 1-877-90-APPLE (902.7753) or visit our website at