Education and Scholarships
These sites will assist Veterans to find the proper training, education or scholarship to secure employment.
Education & Scholarships
- Tutor.com has expanded free access to their tutoring site programs to all Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve and Wounded Warrior service members, spouses & dependent children; DoD civilian personnel; survivors of KIA service members plus ROTC, NROTC and DoD Service Academy cadets through at least June 30, 2021. At Tutor.com, once you setup a personal account you may get help 3 ways - request help right now, schedule a future time or upload a document for offline review and get comments sent back to you. You may also use the tutor.com app to upload a documents or picture of your homework or problem. Help is available in over 100 subjects for grades K to 12 and college students.
- Guide on Going Back to School after the Military. This will help you consider going back to school, getting financial aid, acquiring benefits, finding the best degrees and career paths for you as you start your new life.
- Guide for Veterans in Obtaining an MBA If you’re interested in obtaining an MBA as a Military Veteran, this guide presents how to navigate that process. From top programs to career paths, learn what to expect from an MBA as a Veteran. It breaks down everything retired military members need to know about continuing their education, including how to choose the right program, highlight military experience through the application process, and find financial aid opportunities.
- GI Bill - This page is a review of the GI Bill and it’s programs. There is the GI Bill, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Montgomery GI Bill for Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill for Selected Reserve and Survivors’ and Dependents’ Assistance. There are links to each on this page. Here is a link to another overview of the GI Bill from Military.com.
- Scholarship Guide for Military/Veteran Families - Designed to provide critical information on how to take advantage of financial aid and scholarships available to our Military/Veteran community. We cover tips for finding and applying for scholarships for spouses, children and dependents plus other resources that help reduce the cost of college.
- Tuition Assistance (TA) program - offered by the Department of Defense provides financial assistance for service members who are enrolled in voluntary off-duty educational programs. This benefit is available for both in-person and online courses and degree or certificate programs, but they must be offered by a school that is recognized by the Department of Education and are signatories to the DoD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding. Generally, active duty service members who are eligible for the TA program can receive up to $4,500 each year. However, each branch of the service has its own specific policies for the TA program and they are each listed on this website.
- Coast Guard CPSI Scholarship Program - The Coast Guard does not have an ROTC Program, they have a College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative where they pay for your junior and senior years of college and they pay you a salary while you complete your college degree. This site will give you more information on their program.
- The Best Scholarship Search Platforms are listed here. This guide breaks down the best scholarship platforms and instructs users on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.
- These two links are scholarships for those looking to enroll in Certified Nursing Assistant training programs.
- CNA Class Near Me is $500.00 and the deadline for applications is September 21st. This site helps those interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) find training programs. Many of these programs are free as they are funded by the U.S. Department of Labor or state equivalent agencies. Our site has state by state pages that list out all training locations in a given state as well as their contact information.
- CNA Free Training is for $500.00 with a deadline of April 2nd for applying. This site provides free training materials for those preparing to take the CNA exam, which is a requirement in order to become a licensed CNA. We have free practice tests for each section of the CNA exam, as well as supplemental training materials that can be used while taking CNA classes – all of which are free.
- OnLine Schools Report - there are hundreds of nationally available scholarships and education grants to help our Military or Veterans start or continue their education at the college level. With so many options out there, it can seem overwhelming to choose which is the best for you or your family’s situation. That’s why we’ve put together a list of 33 military scholarships for active duty members, veterans, their families and ROTC members to simplify choosing the best one. Be sure to check out the criteria for each to see if you’re eligible, and don’t forget to see which online college option works best for you!
- Accredited Schools Online - is a Veteran’s guide to college success. It covers online resources for Veterans and their families which includes which schools are best college prep, financial aid, scholarship opportunities and much more.
- The Best Online Colleges for Veterans - with varying academic schedules, scholarships, and health services available, it’s important to make sure that the college you choose is compatible with your long-term career goals. We’ve put together this list of the best online colleges for veterans in the U.S. to help you find the support you need to pursue a higher education. This list features some of the best online colleges for veterans across the country. Each school featured is a nonprofit, accredited institution — either public or private — with a high standard of academic quality for post-secondary institutions.
- Guide to Assist Students With Mental Health Disorders As They Enter and Go Through College – We explain your rights as a student and list the resources and accomodations most colleges provide and we offer tips to access their mental health services. From anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, etc this guide can help you get through your college years.
- Best Schools for Students With a Learning Disability - The biggest challenges students with a learning disability face include a lack of tailored courses, educational support, and extracurricular activities. Some schools are better at addressing these differences than others, and while students with a learning disability may need more support, with the right resources they can truly thrive in a higher education setting.
- Financial Aid - This site lists from the Government, federal and local as well as colleges and non profit organizations.
- Scholarships for Military Spouses & Dependents - This site from Best Colleges.com helps guide our Military spouses and children to find the best way to help fund furthering their education. From finding scholarships to federal funding it is very informative and helpful.
- EdSmart.org site is dedicated to assisting college bound students who have disabilities. From covering the transition into college, the rights of students with disabilities, university policies on disabilities, picking the right school to finding scholarships for students with disabilities and so much more.
- Top 21 Scholarships for Entrepreneurs - The following are the top 21 scholarships available right now. Keep in mind that you really need to know what you are after first and foremost. Focus makes you a better entrepreneur and business person. And by focusing on one particular area, your chances of acquiring the scholarship are greater.
Disclaimer:The web sites listed above are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, and has no official or unofficial affiliation with the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, or its membership. This web page was created as a resource for the members of the Hamilton County Veterans Corp. as well as use by the general public
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