Veterans Upward Bound

MEOC is happy to welcome a new sister program to the state of Maine!

Veterans Upward Bound is a TRIO program that assists veterans beginning or returning to post-secondary education in a variety of ways. The program is tailored to meet individual needs in the following areas:

  • Academic & skills assessment
  • Tutoring and computer-based instruction
  • Academic, financial aid, career and personal counseling
  • Classroom instruction in reading, writing, math, as well as computer basics, study skills and other essential subjects
  • Assistance in completing college admission & financial aid applications.

If you are a veteran who might be interested in Veterans Upward Bound more information is available on their website:

Maine Army National Guard FREE Tuition Program

Did you know that Maine recently signed into law a bill that provides Maine National Guard Members FREE in-state tuition to many Maine colleges? If you have completed basic training, or received a commission and have not previously earned a bachelor’s degree, you may be eligible!

Your application for the fall semester must be received by the state education office of the National Guard by July 31st.

Or contact your MEOC advisor for more information!