Iron Range College Awarded Large Grant for Upward Bound Program

By KBJR News 1

Iron Range College Awarded Large Grant for Upward Bound Program

September 21, 2012 Updated Sep 21, 2012 at 9:00 AM CDT

Virginia, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Mesabi Range Community and Technical College, in partnership with Vermillion Community College is the recipient of a 5-year U.S. Department of Education TRIO grant of $1.25 million dollars for their Upward Bound Math/Science Program.

The Upward Bound Math/Science program is a pre-college program that provides educational opportunities to students who want to pursue higher education.

The program serves a total of 50 9th-12th grade students every year from Virginia Secondary, Mt. Iron-Buhl, Northeast Range, Cherry Secondary, Eveleth-Gilbert and Chisholm.

To qualify for the program, students must be first generation college students in their families and meet federally set income criteria.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati

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