Veterans Upward Bound Program

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Current competition: FY 2022
Application available: April 26, 2022
Deadline for transmittal of applications: June 10, 2022

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

All applicants are required to submit an application online through is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.

Through you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number 84.047. If you experience problems submitting your application through, refer to the Support page and/or contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. For program-specific questions, contact the program officers below.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

Tips and Assistance

Veterans Upward Bound Program Competitive Preference Priority Studies: The Department is listing the following website at for applicants to use as a guide in developing responses to the Competitive Preference Priorities. Applicants should carefully review the studies for relevance and adaptability. This list is not exhaustive.

In preparation for the FY 2022 Veterans Upward Bound Programs’ grant competitions, the Student Service area will conduct webinar pre-application workshops in May 2022. Click here for the Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop PowerPoint Presentation Slides.

Application Contact

Kenneth Foushee,, 202-453-7417

Dana Foreman,, 202-453-7396

U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20202



Last Modified: 05/11/2022