Aid for Military Families

Both the federal government and nonprofit organizations offer money for college to veterans, future military personnel, active duty personnel, or those related to veterans or active duty personnel.  

Below are a few sources of financial aid that military families may choose to consider:

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Benefits:  The VA offers education benefits for veterans and for their widows and dependents on its GI Bill®  site.  

The following major national organizations offer scholarships primarily to active duty, military, veterans, and/or their families:

  • American Legion
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars