Evaluation of Upward Bound (UB) Program

The government requires a contractor to conduct a 5 year study to evaluate the impact of the federally funded Upward Bound Program (UB) on college entry, persistence and graduation. Several key tasks described here are largely extensions of work focused on short-term high school effects of program participation. This evaluation will address four main questions, 1) what are the effects of Upward Bound on college enrollments, persistence and graduation; 2) what Upward Bound program experience and project strategies are most effective; 3) does the Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) program increase the likelihood that participants enrolled in college will graduate as math or science majors; and 4) what is the ratio between Upward Bound costs and benefits? Requests for copies of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference RFP-97-028 and the title of the RFP. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the above address.

Issuing date for RFP-97-028 is 06/04/97 and Closing date is 7/09/97. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. Note: Any award depends on the availability of funds. All dates listed herein are subject to change.

The Statement of Work and Proposal Requirements are available in ASCII text format. (Conversion to ASCII may have changed formatting, removed footnotes, affected a graphic chart. For proposal preparation, use Word Perfect 6.1 version or hardcopy.) If you have any questions, please call Dorothy Moody, on (202) 708-8236 or via electronic mail to To request a hardcopy of this RFP, please call the RFP Request Line on (202) 708-6498. For web or downloading problems ONLY call Sharon Masciana on (202) 708-7665.)

97028.txt (191K) - RFP 97-028 (ASCII Text)

sow.txt (56K) - Statement of Work (ASCII Text)

sow.wpd (76K) - Statement of Work (Wordperfect 6.1 format)

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