Veterans Upward Bound

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Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a federally funded grant program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of post-secondary education.

Veterans Upward Bound is a college-neutral program, serving a ten county radius.
Our target area includes the following counties:

Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Pope, Sebastian, & Yell

Benefits of Veterans Upward Bound:

  • Qualified veterans will receive support to achieve their academic goals.
  • Program provides opportunities for veterans to reestablish fundamental skills and study habits required for successful performance at the post-secondary educational level.
  • Men and women veterans of all ages will gain access to information about college and career awareness.
  • Program is individually tailored to the needs of each veteran.
  • Veterans will be able to learn in an environment alongside fellow veterans and will receive support from VUB staff members who understand the unique needs of veterans. 

Areas of Academic Instruction:

  • Mathematics
  • Foreign Language
  • Composition
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Literature

     Other Services Include:

  • Financial/Economic Literacy Counseling
  • Tutorial Services
  • Military Transition Counseling
  • College Entrance Exam Prep
  • College Entrance Assistance
  • Financial Aid/V.A. Benefits
  • College Visits & Cultural Trips
  • Career Exploration
  • Industry Tours

Our Mission is YOUR Success!!!



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