Veterans Upward Bound

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 Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound Staff with a student

The Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program provides academic, career, and financial assistance to qualified veterans at no cost, as well as organized social and cultural activities.

VUB Mission

  • Academic success
  • Persistence
  • Retention
  • Graduation
  • Transfer to pursue advanced degrees
  • Cultural and social enrichment


  • Limited income and/or first generation
  • 181 or more days of active service
  • Other than dishonorably discharged

VA Services

  • Refresher Courses - mentorship in math, writing, reading, computer, study skills, and other assistance in preparing for college
  • Financing - assistance in securing VA education benefits and scholarships
  • Career Advising - guidance in exploring career choices including specific job outlooks, training and skill requirments
  • Referrals - information concerning VA work study, vocational rehabilitation, health services, and VA medical centers
  • Activities - Participation in Veterans Day Parade, workshops and college vists

How to Apply

Contact the Veterans Upwards Bound Office at 308.635.61220 to speak with Chris Wolf or Mike Millikin.

Other Veterans Information Sources

* WNCC's VUB program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education for $222,267.

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