Veterans Administration (VA) benefits are awarded to veterans of the Armed Services and dependents who qualify. Please contact your local Veteran's Affairs office or click for more information and to begin the application process. VA awards must be certified by the University. For further help and processing your certifications, please contact the SFS Office.
Students who are 100% eligible for Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill are authorized to receive up to $18,077.50 in VA monies for the 2012/13 academic year, and $19,198 for the 2013/14 academic year.
If you are 100% eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill, the VA will cover all of your tuition and fees for the fall semester, and you will receive the remaining of the $18,077.50 in the spring semester.
For those attending classes at the greater than half time rate, a Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) based on the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for an E-5 with dependents at the location of the school, please click for BAH calculations. (Note: Active duty students and their spouses cannot receive a MHA.)
An annual book and supplies stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment.
VA benefits may be treated as a resource that counts against the student’s eligibility for certain need-based state and institutional grants and scholarships
If you are interested in other scholarship opportunities for military students, click on www.todaysmilitary.com to learn about financial aid offered by the U.S. Armed Forces.