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Scholarship Guidelines

New Nomination and Application Packet

 It is with great pleasure that the National Association of Veterans Upward Bound Project Personnel announces its national scholarship competition. Veterans Upward Bound participants are invited to compete for a scholarship award for the 2024-2025 academic year. Winners will be presented with a Certificate of Merit. Payment of the scholarship will be provided once proof of enrollment and attendance is received for the following fall semester. Checks will be made payable to the winners.



The application will be scored on five categories:

  1. nomination letter

  2. ​recommendation letter

  3. financial need

  4. academics

  5. nominee's essay 



Letters must contain nominee’s name and writer’s contact information 
The nominator must write a letter in support of his/her student, including: 

  1. how the nominator knows the nominee 

  2. the circumstances of the nominee's financial need 

  3. the nominee’s education progress and commitment to completion of PSE

  4. why nominee is deserving 

  5. any other relevant information. 


All materials must be submitted by Wednesday July 31, 2024 11:59 pm CDT

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