VA GI Bill web site: http://www.gibill.va.gov/
State Education Benefits
- Directory of State VA Offices
Provides information and links to all State Level VA offices. Also provides extensive information about state-specific programs.
- State tuition policies for active duty military and family members
- Hazelwood ACT
- Illinois Veterans Grant (IVG)
Financial Aid Websites
Bob Berkley, Manager of Reference Publications & MCNet at Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) released a statement to all MCNet subscribers regarding the Free Application for Federal Financial Student Aid. DANTES recommends only the U.S. Department of Education’s web site, http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/, for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA). This site allows individuals to file an electronic application FREE.
FEE CHARGED FOR THE WEBSITE BELOW:
- Dept of Education (extensive section on federal financial aid)
-The Hawaii Pacific University New Military Spouse Scholarship
Eligibility: Any military spouse who possesses a valid/current “United States Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card” and is enrolled in a Military Campus Program term may be eligible to receive the scholarship. See this PDF for more details.
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief society (NMCRS) offers a variety of financial assistance programs for active duty and retired service members and their families. In addition, the society helps families pursue higher education by providing grants and/or interest free loans to those who qualify.
Scholarship awards are given solely on the basis of the applicant’s financial need. The Vice Admiral E.P. Travers Scholarship assists dependent children of active duty or retired service members and spouses of active duty service members wishing to pursue undergraduate studies. The scholarship provides students who qualify up to $2000 per academic year.
Phone number & E-mail for the NMCRS Education Division:
DSN 426-4960 or 703-696-4960
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