About Veterans Upward Bound
About the Program
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately in higher education pursuits. Veterans Upward Bound low-income, first-generation military veterans who are preparing to enter postsecondary education. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rates at which Veterans enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
All services are provided FREE to eligible veterans. Participating veterans also receive a stipend of up to $40.00 per month. This stipend is prorated according to the number of scheduled sessions/classes veterans attend.