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Math Science Upward Bound, University of WashingtonUniversity of Washington

For High School Staff

UW MSUB is now UW STEMsub

To avoid confusion with other programs at the schools, UW Math Science Upward Bound is changing it’s name to UW STEMsub! Note that our UW STEMsub program is separate from any other Upward Bound program that may serve your school.

UW STEMsub Student Eligibility

Math Science Upward Bound StudentsUW STEMsub (Math Science Upward Bound) is a federally funded TRIO program created to assist high school students who are low-income (as defined by federal guidelines) and/or who have parents who have not received a four-year college degree. We are currently accepting applications from Sophomores at Chief Sealth, Cleveland, and Franklin High Schools in Seattle, WA.

Referring Students

Please refer any students who you feel are a good fit for our program by Completing the STAFF REFERRAL FORM.
The ideal UW STEMsub candidate:

Staff Recommendation Forms

As part of their applications, students must submit: 1. A recommendation from a Math or Science teacher and 2. A recommendation from their Counselor (or a teacher if they have known their counselor less than six months). Students should give you a paper copy of the recommendation to complete. If you prefer, you can use the PDF form below to submit a recommendation for your students.

BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM AND SAVE IT TO YOUR COMPUTER FIRST. Otherwise you might lose all your work. Once you’ve downloaded and saved  the empty form to your computer, complete and re-save it, then email it to No need to sign recommendation forms submitted electronically from your school email account. Thanks!

Important Dates

March 3, 2017
Application Deadline
March 31, 2017
Students and families notified if Accepted, Denied, or on Waiting List
July 3, 2017
Summer Academy Begins on UW Campus
August 11, 2017
Last Day of Summer Academy; Award Ceremony
Sept 2017 – May 2018
Tutoring & Academic Year Services; Student Workshops at UW

Note: Dates subject to change

Program Info and Flyers

Below are PDFs of UW MSUB flyers. Download Acrobat Reader to view the files.

Application Materials

General MSUB Info

Please call us at (206) 543-9288 or email us at if you have any questions or if you would like to refer a student.