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College Bound Receives $50,000 Grant from Bayer Fund

August 25,2023 Press Release

College Bound announced today it received a grant for $50,000 from Bayer Fund to support Bayer Fund College Bound Summer Institute (CBSI) at the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL). Bayer Fund CBSI provides students with opportunities to earn college credit while in high school, free of charge.

College Bound’s Statement on Supreme Court “Fair Admissions” Decision

July 11, 2023

College Bound's official statement regarding the Supreme Court's "Fair Admissions" decision

Recognizing a Decade of Scott Baier’s Leadership

August 23, 2022 Press Release

College Bound, the St. Louis-grown college access and success nonprofit organization recognized with the Award of Excellence from the National College Attainment Network, is recognizing 10 years of leadership by President & CEO Scott Baier, who will transition from his role in December.

Local student surprised with WashU Pledge scholarship

December 13, 2019

WashU Pledge covers tuition, board for admitted Pell-eligible students from Missouri, southern Illinois. On Dec. 12, 707 high school seniors received electronic notification they been admitted early decision to Washington University in St. Louis...

‘There’s Always Been An Extra Spot’ For Wealthy, Privileged Students: Inside College Admissions

March 18, 2019

The St. Louis-area teens with whom Debbie Greenberg interacts at College Bound are doing everything they’re supposed to do as they prepare to further their education – seeking out mentors, studying for college-entrance exams, gaining financial literacy and more. But with a high-profile college-admissions scandal making headlines...