The U.S. Armed Forces offer a variety of educational opportunities and programs.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Students who attend four-year military colleges receive free tuition and a monthly allowance. In return, they agree to serve in the military on active duty for at least five years.
During college, students take military science courses and participate in military training activities during the summer. ROTC pays for tuition, fees and books and provides a monthly allowance in return for service.
Students who enlist in the U.S. Army may be eligible for loan repayment assistance. In return for a three-year enlistment, the Army will repay up to $65,000 on specific federally guaranteed loans to qualified applicants.
Veterans or dependents of veterans may be eligible for some educational benefits.
For a complete list of recruitment incentives offered by the U.S. Armed Forces,
visit the U.S. Department of Defense website.
For more information about military programs, contact your local military recruiter or click on a link below:
For information about U.S. military academies visit:
U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York
U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado
U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut
For more information about veterans benefits, contact your local U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs office or visit www.gibill.va.gov.