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Veterans Upward Bound - Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

VUB alumnus Phillip Parsons receives his check from Counselor Rick WrightVUB works with several local veterans groups to provide scholarship opportunities to our participants who have completed our program and who are or will be pursuing a degree at ANY postsecondary school.  Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of the summer for use in the fall semester. Scholarship winners will be required to verify they are enrolled in and attending school in the fall semester before receiving their award.

You can download the 2015 VUB Scholarship application at the link below.


2015 VUB Scholarship Application Packet


The deadline for 2015 has passed.  Check back in February 2016 for details about next year's scholarship competition.

Completed applications should be either delivered to the VUB office or else sent as an attachment through email. When submitting by email, please send directly to


Our scholarships are funded by several local and national veterans organizations.  We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support.

  • The Military Officers Association of America's Cumberland Trace Chapter
  • American Legion Post #23
  • VFW Post #1298
  • Ford's Furniture
  • National Association of Veterans Upward Bound

If you would like to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact us through our scholarship donations page.

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