Find Your Future as a TRIO SCHOLAR

Find Your Future as a TRIO SCHOLAR APPLY TO RUB

RUB students

Through support, motivation and encouragement, TRIO’s Regular Upward Bound (RUB) program prepares first-generation college and under-served scholars to excel in college. UBMS currently serves 3 high schools in partnership with Lincoln Public Schools.

Step 1

Qualifications
  • Is the applicant a first-generation student (neither parent has completed a four-year college degree)?
  • OR
  • Does the applicant meet income eligibility requirements ?

Federal TRIO Programs Current-Year Low-Income Levels

Effective January 23, 2022 until further notice.

Family Size Federal Income
1 $20,385
2 $27,465
3 $34,545
4 $41,625
5 $48,705
6 $55,785
7 $62,865
8 $69,945
9+ Add $7,080 per person

All students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to qualify.
https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/trio/incomelevels.html

Step 2

Academic Eligibility
  • Is the applicant newly enrolling at one of the following schools? Or is the applicant a 9th or 10th grade student at one of the following?
    High Schools
    • Lincoln High School
    • North Star High School
    • Northeast High School
  • Does the applicant:
    • Need academic support?
    • Demonstrate potential for academic success?
    • Exhibit motivation to attend and graduate from high school?
    • Have a recommendation from a school official or community member from a church, social service agency, etc.?

Step 3

Apply

Questions? Call us at (402) 472-8989 or email rub@unl.edu . Here you can view staff contacts to reach out.

Our Partners
  • Lincoln High School
  • North Star High School
  • Northeast High School