There are several programs designed to help military students fund their education and it can difficult to determine which benefit will best suit your educational needs. To help you obtain information to make an informed decision, we have provided resources below for your review.
Herzing Military Appreciation Grant
U.S. Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, Severely Injured U.S. Servicemembers, spouses and dependents of U.S. Active Duty and Severely Injured U.S. Servicemembers and dependents of deceased service members may qualify.
10% tuition discount + full Learner Resource Fee and Enrollment Fee
Honorably discharged veterans, including Severely Injured Servicemembers,
Active duty servicemembers enrolled in graduate programs
National guard or reserves that are not activated or actively training and drilling in preparation for potential activation (have served in good standing but are not classified as Veterans for VA benefit purposes)
Dependents of deceased Servicemembers, and
Family members of Active Duty Servicemembers & Severely Injured Servicemembers
Tuition reduction to $250 per credit + full Learner Resource Fee and Enrollment Fee
Active Duty Servicemembers enrolled in undergraduate programs
National Guard or Reserves must be either activated or actively training and drilling in preparation for potential activation
Documentation showing proof of affiliation is required
Recipients must be packaged at direct cost (receiving financial aid for tuition and fees only)
Amount: Grant amount varies. Please see candidate description for amount details.
Standard Disbursement Schedule
Chapter and Federal Benefits
There are numerous types of Chapter and Federal benefits available to veterans, active duty military, guard/reservists, and their families. The following benefits are listed below.
Post-911 funding encompasses Yellow Ribbon, Transfer of Entitlement, and the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship.
Yellow ribbon may be given to veterans entitled to their maximum benefit rate for Post-911. For information regarding Yellow Ribbon benefits please visit: The Yellow Ribbon Program.
The John David Fry scholarship may be given to children and spouses of service members who die in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. For more information regarding the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship please visit: What is the Fry Scholarship and who is eligible?.
Click here to register for general Post-911, Yellow Ribbon, Transfer of Entitlement, and the Marine GYSGT John David Fry Scholarship.
Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30)
The Montgomery GI Bill encompasses both the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty and the Selected Reserves (Chapter 1606).
The Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty can be payable within 10 years following release of active duty service. For information regarding the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty please visit: Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD).
Click here to register for Montgomery GI Bill benefits.
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
The Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program offers up to 36 months of education and training benefits. If you’re a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be eligible for this benefit
Survivors and Dependent Assistance (DEA/Chapter 35)
DEA provides education and training for spouses and dependents of certain veterans including prisoners of war, members injured in service, those with disabilities, and those who have died due to a service connected disability. For more information regarding DEA please visit: Survivors and Dependents Assistance.
Federal Tuition Assistance is available to active duty service members. Each branch is listed below with more information on general eligibility and procedures on how to apply. Please contact your local base’s educational department for further information.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.