Can I participate with the TRIO Upward Bound program?


Are you a rising or current 9th – 11th grader?

You are encourage to apply if you are rising or current 9ht-11 grader attending Miyamura High School. If you do not attend Miyamura High School but a Gallup McKinley County School, you may still apply to our program.

**First Generation

Am I consider First Generation to college?

You are a First-Generation to college student if neither of your parents have not yet received a 4th year bachelor’s degree. If the answer is Yes, you qualify!

**Low-Income Eligible

“I don’t think I qualify as low-income.”

Low-income eligibility is determined by the U.S Department of Education’s federal low-income guidelines based on taxable income information & the number of household members.

Demonstrates Desire to Attend College

Do you want to attend college?

If you have the desire to attend college, but need some help and guidance navigating the college-going process, we are the program for you! Preparing for college can be overwhelming and intimating, but we are here to help you reach your goals.

**You must meet either the first-generation and/or low-income qualifications to participate in the Upward Bound program at the UNM Gallup campus.


Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
The University of New Mexico – Gallup
TRIO Upward Bound
705 Gurley Ave
Gallup, NM 87301

Physical Location:
The University of New Mexico – Gallup
Gurley Hall Building
Offices: GH 1130, 1129, 1128, 1131
We are located in the TRIO Center

Phone: (505) 862-9080
Fax: (505) 726-6309

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