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NAVIGATING EDUCATION

Looking for information about using your Education Benefits?

Navigate Education Benefits here!

 

Higher Education Resources for Veterans and their Families from Accredited Schools Online

Very comprehensive resource listing with information about financial aid, scholarships, grants, academics and more.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans, and Families

 

The US Servicemember’s Guide to Academic Programs and Aid

Resource listing from OnlineColleges.net with links to many educational opportunities for military and veterans.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans

 

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities | SECO

Resource page through Military OneSource with information about employment and education resources that are only available to military spouses.

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Support for: Families

 

GI Jobs

Online resource hub aims to simplify the military transition experience using education and employment tools and resources to guide you to a successful career.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans

 

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Education Page

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Support for: Veterans, Families

 

Federal GI Bill and Post-9/11 GI Bill

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Federal GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program: participating schools agree to give specific support to GI Bill recipients.

Yellow Ribbon Program FAQs Yellow Ribbon Flyer

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families (possibly)

 

 Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Awards scholarships to the dependent sons or daughters of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has become permanently disabled on a mission or in training, has been Killed in Action, or is classified as Missing in Action or a Prisoner of War.

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Support for: Families

 

Federal Student Aid Military Page

This resource page covers scholarships and grants and includes information about educational funding specifically available to military and veteran family members.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

MyCAA

The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their MyCAA funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship.

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Support for: Families

 

Wisconsin Public and Private Colleges and Universities Veterans Benefits Specialists:

Wisconsin colleges and universities have Veterans Benefit Specialists that can help guide you through the admissions and financial aid processes. See the listings below for more information from the Wisconsin Technical College System, the University of Wisconsin System, and private colleges and universities in southeastern Wisconsin.

 

Wisconsin Technical College System Veterans Specialists:

Download the flyer for a listing of veterans program contacts for the entire Wisconsin Technical College System, including Lakeshore Technical College.

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families (if benefits are received through service member or veteran)

 

University of Wisconsin System Services for Veterans Page

Looking for a list of all the Military and Veterans Benefits Specialists throughout the University of Wisconsin system? This directory page shows them all.

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families (if benefits are received through service member or veteran)

 

Local Private College and University Veterans Points of Contact:

Lakeland College: Veterans Financial Aid Webpage

Marian University: Veterans Affairs Webpage

Concordia University: Veterans Admissions Webpage

Milwaukee School of Engineering: Veterans Information Webpage

Marquette University: Registrar’s Office Veterans Resource Webpage

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families (if benefits are received through service member or veteran)

 

Wisconsin GI Bill Information Page from the University of Wisconsin System

Extremely helpful summary of Wisconsin GI Bill benefits: website

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families