TRIO Programs at USM

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Who is Eligible for Veterans Upward Bound?

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

Be a U.S. military veteran who either:

  • Served at least 181 consecutive days on active-duty

        OR

  • were activated from a reserve component of the Armed Forces for more than 30 days

You must also satisfy all of the following:

  • Have any discharge except dishonorable
  • Not have a bachelor degree
  • Wish to receive help in preparing for entrance into the degree of your choice

You must also satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have been out of school for at least 5 years
  • Have a disability- service connected or otherwise
  • Have had biological or adoptive parents who lived with you more than 50% of the time that did not have a bachelor degree
  • Have a taxable income that falls within the federal guidelines

    *We encourage all interested veterans to contact us to discuss eligibility.*

 

Contact Us

(207) 780-4627

vub@maine.edu

If you are interested in learning more or would like to refer a veteran to our program, please fill out our Interest and Referral Form.

Apply to Veterans Upward Bound