Veterans Upward Bound Program Grant Opportunity

The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 2022 for the Veterans Upward Bound Program (Assistance Listing Number 84.047V). The estimated total program funding is $19,288,880 with the award ceiling of $287,537.

The purpose of the program is to support projects designed to prepare, motivate, and assist military veterans in the development of academic and other skills necessary for acceptance into and success in a program of postsecondary education. There are three competitive preference priorities:

  1. Applications that Demonstrate a Rationale
  2. Meeting Student Social, Emotional, and Academic Needs
  3. Strengthening Cross-Agency Coordination and Community Engagement to Advance Systemic Change

For a detailed description of the grant and application process, please refer to the corresponding Federal Register link for more information. Completed applications are to be submitted on or before June 10, 2022.