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Military Friendly

2013-14 MILITARY FRIENDLY SCHOOL

  • Military Friendly Schools
     
  • At Wilson College, we value the men and women who bravely volunteer to serve in today's military and defend the freedoms we enjoy.  We welcome you to explore the many high-quality educational opportunities we provide.  Many veterans of the armed services are eligible to receive financial assistance through the Veterans Administration.  In addition, new G.I. Bill implementation affords higher education opportunities for more veterans than ever before.

    Military veterans, active-duty personnel, dependents of disabled veterans, National Guard and Reservists may receive educational benefits at Wilson College.  Federal VA education benefits as well as State Grant programs are available to part-time and full-time students. 

    Check out these websites for more information:
                http://www.todaysgibill.com/
                http://www.gibill.va.gov/
                http://www.eBenefits.va.gov VA and DOD portal to apply for benefits, check status and view payment history

    How to get military transcripts:
                Air Force/Air National Guard  (www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf)
                Army/Army National Guard  (https://jst.doded.mil)
                Coast Guard  (https://jst.doded.mil)
                Marines/Navy  (https://jst.doded.mil)

    The Post 9/11, Chapter 33 educational benefits may fully pay for a student's tuition and fees.   

    http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/dea.html

    Yellow Ribbon Program
    The VA has approved Wilson's participation in the Yellow Ribbon program.  Under this program, participating schools pay the portion of the tutiton that exceeds the amount the Post-9/11 GI Bill covers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) matches the school's contribution - often eliminating all costs to military students who have 100% eligibility.  Students are also eligible for a housing and book allowance through the GI Bill.

    http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/yellow_ribbon_program.html
    http://www.gibill.va.gov/

    WAVE
    Web Automated Verification of Enrollment: 
    https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave/index.do



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