Veterans Upward Bound (TRiO)

  • Program Overview

    What  is Veterans  Upward  Bound? 

    Veterans Upward Bound is a TRiO  program at  Prince George's Community College that provides short-term remedial and  refresher courses for veterans who have delayed pursuing a post-secondary education. The  program's focus on core academic subject areas is ideal in assisting today's veterans complete a post-secondary educational program.

    The Veterans Upward Bound program is funded by the Department of Education to serve 125 first generation and  low-income veterans at no cost to program participants. This  program will serve veterans residing in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Veterans Upward Bound classes are held on the campus of Prince George's Community College during the fall, summer, and spring semesters.

    What  are the features of Veterans Upward  Bound? 

    • Fall, Summer, and Spring semesters
    • Core Competencies Refresher Courses (Mathematics, English, Science, Basic Computer Skills, Foreign Language)
    • Online classes (starting in Fall 2015)
    • Career Exploration
    • Wellness seminars and workshops
    • GED assistance

    Academic Year Component

    • Individualized Academic Assessments
    • Educational, Social, and Cultural Activities
    • Weekly Academic Tutoring 

    Eligibility Requirements 

    How do I qualify? You must... 

    • be a Citizen or national of the United States
    • be a Permanent resident of the United States
    • be a veteran of the U.S. armed forces or possess an unexpired Green Card showing proof  of residency 

    Submitting an Application

    How do I apply? You must... 

    • submit a completed  screening application
    • schedule, attend, and complete an intake interview


     More Resources for Our Veterans 

     General Veterans Resources

    US Dept. of Veterans Affairs  

    Maryland Dept. of Veterans Affairs  

    Virginia Dept. of Veterans Services

    Veterans Crisis Line

    Women Veterans Resources

    Grace After Fire  

    American Women Veterans  

    Career Resources:

    Career One Stop   

    My Next Move *For Veterans* 

    Education Resources:

    Request Official Joint Services Transcript  

    Request Military Service Records

     

  • Contact Us

    Veterans Upward Bound 301-322-0981

    Office Hours:

    M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

    Address

    Bladen Hall 122

    Phone:

    301-322-0521

    Email us:

    vub@pgcc.edu

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