Veterans Upward Bound Program

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The FY 2017 application for Veteran's Upward Bound grants is available.
Application available: May 22, 2017
Deadline for transmittal of applications: June 21, 2017

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

We are pleased to announce that the Notice Inviting Applications (Notice) for new Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) awards for FY 2017 was published on Monday, May 22, 2017, in the Federal Register (Volume 82, Number 97, pages 23215-23221).

Please note that the electronic application for the VUB Program can only be submitted at We encourage you to read the Notice thoroughly to ensure that applications are submitted precisely as specified. The deadline to submit all applications is Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., Washington DC time.

Tips and Assistance

FY 2017 VUB Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshops in January 2017

Application Contact

Kenneth Foushee,, 202-453-7417

Tameika Holly,, (202) 453-6330

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

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.



Last Modified: 05/24/2017