Military educational benefits

Military educational benefits

The military develops skills such as leadership, perseverance, and discipline. In addition, servicemembers might be eligible for education benefits and training that could transfer to the civilian world:

U.S. Armed Forces education benefits

  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill "Kickers"
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Tuition assistance
  • Student loan repayment
  • Scholarships
  • Army College Fund
  • Navy College Fund
  • Navy CASH Program
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Benefits (for example, "Chapter 31" vocational rehabilitation for veterans with service-connected disabilities)
  • State-specific benefits for veterans

Education benefits vary for the different branches of service:

If you're considering the military, contact your local military recruiter to obtain detailed information on requirements, obligations, and benefits before making a decision..

Current troops and families: Student loan repayment may be one of the issues on your minds. Read more about your options.