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Military tuition assistance

Service members, veterans, and their families may be able to get help paying for college or training programs. Learn about the benefit programs, including the GI Bill and more.

Military branch scholarship programs

Each branch of the military offers college scholarships to eligible students. They also pay for books and fees and provide stipends. Accepting this scholarship requires you to serve in the military. After college graduation, a graduate will begin a career as a commissioned officer.

ROTC scholarships

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a scholarship program sponsored by the military. High school seniors, current college students, or enlisted service members can apply for an ROTC scholarship.

Learn more about eligibility, participating campuses, and the application process for each branch of the military.

Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative

The Coast Guard offers scholarships through the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI). In addition to school fees, the program also pays a housing allowance and salary. Learn how CSPI works, what schools participate in the program, and find a recruiter to apply.

Education benefits for veterans and dependents

GI Bill and other education benefits for veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers the GI Bill, a benefit that helps veterans pay for college or job training. The GI Bill can cover tuition, housing, fees, and books. Learn about the GI Bill and your eligibility.

If you are not eligible for the GI Bill, learn what other veteran education benefits may be available.

Education benefits for family members

LAST UPDATED: July 10, 2024


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