Phase I (Student)
Complete and sign MTC Upward Bound Application
Submit your completed application to your Guidance Counselor
Phase II (Guidance Counselor)
Complete Guidance Counselor Recommendation form
Submit Official Middle School and/or High School Transcript(s) –Including student’s test results from State Standardized Test
and SAT/ACT scores if applicable
Guidance Counselor: Please mail or fax the student’s completed application to the Upward Bound Program
Phase III (Student)
Parent/Student Interview – Please note that after you submit your MTC Upward Bound Application Packet, you and your
parent(s)/guardian(s) will be contacted by the Upward Bound Administrative Specialist to schedule an on-campus interview with
the Upward Bound Staff. During the interview, the staff will discuss with you and your family your educational and personal
Income verification – All students must submit a signed copy of their biological or adoptive parent(s)’ most recent Federal
Income Tax Return during the on-campus interview. If you are in foster care, a homeless youth, at risk of being homeless,
unaccompanied youth, or you have special circumstances, please notify the Upward Bound Administrative Specialist at
803.822.3384. If you are unable to locate your most recent Federal Income Tax Return, please contact your tax preparer or the
IRS for a Tax Transcript.
Complete Information Release Form and Student Profile Form
MTC Upward Bound Program• PO Box 2408 • Columbia, SC 29202 • MIDLANDSTECH.EDU/ub • 803.822.3384
Midlands Technical College does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs or employment on the basis of race, sex, national origin or ethnic group, color, age, religion, disability,
genetic information, gender, military service, or pregnancy. In compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title V I and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the
Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992 as well as the ADA Amendments of 2008 (ADAA), and
the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), Midlands Technical College offers access and equal opportunity in its admissions policies, academic programs and services,
and employment of disabled individuals in that no otherwise qualified person will be denied these provisions on the basis of a disability. Mr. Ian A. MacLean has been designated to
coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in Section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title VI and Title VII and Title IX regulations. Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rights and privileges thereunder are available from Mr.
Ian A. MacLean in his position as Interim Director of Internal Auditing and Risk Management and the Chief Compliance Officer for Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Sexual Harassment
and Disability Action. He can be reached at Midlands Technical College, P.O. Box 2408, Columbia, SC 29202, 803.822.3204.
Although the UB staff is employed by Midlands Technical College, they do not recruit participants for the college.
As a UB participant, students can participate and receive assistance in applying to any vocational training program, college, and/or university.