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Program Requirements

In order to participate in the Educational Talent Search or Upward Bound program, applicants must meet the criteria listed for the program indicated.

Educational Talent Search

To participate in the Educational Talent Search program at CSUN, you must:

  1. Attend one of the target area schools in the San Fernando Valley.
     
    San Fernando Valley northeast schools
    • Fulton College Preparatory School
    • Maclay Middle School
    • Pacoima Middle School
    • Sun Valley Middle School
    • Van Nuys Middle School
    • Francis Polytechnic High School
    • San Fernando High School
    • Van Nuys High School
    San Fernando Valley north central schools
    • Madison Middle School
    • Olive Vista Middle School
    • San Fernando Middle School
    • Sepulveda Middle School
    • Grant High School
    • Monroe High School
    • Sylmar High School
  2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Have completed the fifth grade.
  4. Be between the ages of 11-27.
  5. Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  6. Have a demonstrated academic need.
  7. Have a desire and show potential to attend a postsecondary institution and need the program services offered to accomplish your educational goals.

Upward Bound

To participate in the Upward Bound program at CSUN, you must:

  1. Attend one of the target area schools in the San Fernando Valley.
    • Birmingham Community Charter High School
    • Reseda High School
    • Sylmar High School
  2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  3. Be a low-income or first generation student.
  4. Be currently enrolled in 9th or 10th grade.
  5. Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  6. Have a demonstrated academic need.
  7. Have a desire and show potential to attend a postsecondary institution and need the program services offered to accomplish your educational goals.