Project Information

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a free U.S. Department of Education TRIO program designed to help eligible U.S. military veterans enter and succeed in the postsecondary school of their choosing. Currently, there are 49 VUB programs nationwide, including Puerto Rico, ready to assist veterans. The services provided by VUB projects include:

Academic Preparation

  • Assessment of academic skills 

  • Academic Refresher Courses 

- Math 
- Laboratory Science 
- Composition 
- Reading 
- Literature 
- Foreign Language 
- Computer Skills 

Other services may include

  • Assistance completing college admission forms

  • Personal academic advising and career counseling

  • Help with GI Bill applications

  • Assistance completing financial aid applications and finding scholarships

  • Career guidance and planning

  • Cultural field trips and campus visits

  • Tutoring and mentoring

  • Referrals to other community agencies serving veterans

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