Money for College

Army College Fund

The American College Fund offers extra money for those enlisting in critical jobs. Individuals must meet all eligibility criteria to use this entitlement.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is money to help pay for college. You can apply for grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships to help make college affordable at the Federal Student Aid website.

A great resource to help guide you through the financial aid process can be found at FinAid. This site provides you information on military student aid.

Forever GI Bill

There are several places to get information on the GI Bill, Forever GI Bill, and Post 9/11 Bill. These sites will help you through the process and provide lots of information.

U.S. Army Human Resources Command – GI Bill Programs

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – Education and Training

MilitaryBenefits.info – Forever GI Bill

Scholarships

Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship (Effective August 1, 2019) is a benefit that will be extended by nine months or a lump sum of $30,000 for veterans enrolled in specific STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) five-year degree programs. Veterans will have to apply for a separate STEM scholarship in order to receive this benefit and the aggregate benefit will be capped at $100 million a year.

You can also find more scholarship web sites at Go Army Ed.

Tuition Assistance Tips

The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of Soldiers’ professional and personal self-development goals.

Veteran Programs

The sites below provide useful information on Veteran assistance and aid programs.

Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP)

Veterans Guide for Academic Aid and Programs

Yellow Ribbon Program

Yellow Ribbon Schools

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