Upward Bound Scholar's Bowl is a quick recall academic team competition for UB and UB Math & Science students. Competitions consists of a round robin format with multiple rounds lasting 30 minutes or 60 questions. The WKU Scholar's Bowl teams competes against other Kentucky Upward Bound teams at the annual Kentucky TRIO Day competition.
2019 was a successful year for the WKU Scholar's Bowl team, which placed second in the state. One WKU UB student, Sylas Morris, qualified for the Kentucky All-Star Scholar's Bowl team. All participants are invited to take the Scholar's Bowl qualifying exam each fall. Team members work to build their cultural literacy and general knowledge.