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Veterans Upward Bound

VeteransUpwardBoundVeterans Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to assist eligible veterans of the United States services prepare for a college education at the institution of their choice. Services include academic assessment through computerized testing in reading, language arts, and mathematics; classroom instruction, Monday through Friday, in language arts, mathematics, computer basics, along with instruction in study and test-taking skills; personal tutoring and computer-based instruction; post- secondary school searches, academic and career counseling, assistance in the veteran’s financial benefit search process; as well as assistance in completing college admission and financial aid applications.

Eligible applicants must meet federally mandated low-income and first generation college status; be a veteran of one of the Armed Forces, having served for more than 180 days, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955; and have a discharge which is other than dishonorable. All services provided are free of charge.

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To learn more about Federal TRIO Programs, visit the federal Office of Postsecondary Education website.