(to donate to our scholarship fund, see below)
VUB works with several local veterans groups to provide scholarship opportunities to our participants who have completed our program and who are or will be pursuing a degree at ANY postsecondary school. Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of the summer for use in the fall semester. Scholarship winners will be required to verify they are enrolled in and attending school in the fall semester before receiving their award.
You can download the 2016 VUB Scholarship application at the link below.
The 2016 deadline for returning the application to our office is Friday, April 22th, 2016, with the scholarship recipients being announced at our annual awards banquet later in May.
Completed applications should be either delivered to the VUB office or else sent as an attachment through email. When submitting by email, please send directly to Davy.Stone@wku.edu.
Our scholarships are funded by several local and national veterans organizations. We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support.
- The Military Officers Association of America's Cumberland Trace Chapter
- American Legion Post #23
- VFW Post #1298
- Ford's Furniture
- National Association of Veterans Upward Bound
Make a Donation
Help a deserving veteran pay for school.
Because of federal regulations, Veterans Upward Bound cannot use our grant money to pay for scholarships, so we instead collect money from individuals and groups who help us develop a scholarship fund outside our regular Department of Education grant budget.
Veterans Upward Bound will be very happy to accept donations to our scholarship fund. Your donation will be placed in the account to add to the total amount of money that draws interest. As the account grows, we can give more people money and in larger amounts.
This money is used to help veterans who attend postsecondary school to pay their bills. Veterans who are students of VUB are eligible no matter what school they choose to attend. We will be happy to acknowledge your donation in writing to provide a receipt for you to use to itemize on your tax return if you wish.
Any donation $5.00 or up will be happily accepted. Thank you in advance for any donation you can give. Make checks payable to Veterans Upward Bound Scholarship Fund, and send your donations to:Veterans Upward Bound Western Kentucky University 1906 College Heights Blvd #11098 Bowling Green , KY 42101-1098
(270) 745-5310 Veterans.Upward.Bound@WKU.edu
You can also make your donation online by using the link below (make sure you specify that your donation is specifically for Veterans Upward Bound).
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