Veterans Upward Bound
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a grant program designed to provide free educational support services to eligible veterans across twelve counties including Etowah, Calhoun, Cherokee, Blount, Clay, Cleburne, Dekalb, Jefferson, Marshall, Shelby, St. Clair and Talladega. The staff is trained to work with veterans on all academic levels by evaluating current skills and developing individual education plans to provide options for academic advancement including self-paced study, tutoring, or group study. Qualified veterans may also elect to receive assistance with academic counseling, college registration, financial aid, book loans, and use of the VUB computer laboratory. VUB also offers eligible veterans curriculum on topics including study skills, career planning, community resources, computer skills, financial education and time management. All aspects of the program are free and designed to ensure each veteran's academic success. Interested veterans are urged to visit the website: https://www.gadsdenstate.edu/admissions-aid/vub.cms; email email@example.com; or call 256.549.8204 for assistance on the Wallace Drive Campus or 256.835.5481 on the Ayers Campus. Veterans Upward Bound, one of the College's TRIO programs, is totally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.