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Financing Your Education

Important: New Education Benefits for Wounded and Disabled Vets, The White House Blog

January 4, 2011 | Financing Your Education, Other News

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/01/01/ringing-new-year-new-education-benefits-wounded-warriors The White House Blog Ringing In the New Year With New Education Benefits for Wounded Warriors Posted by Brian Hawthorne on January 01, 2011 at 05:56 PM EST Cross posted from the Warrior Care blog. In case you hadn’t heard, in the last days of the Session, both the House and the Senate passed a […]

Get info on the Post-9/11 GI Bill

March 10, 2010 | Financing Your Education

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for 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. The Post-9/11 GI Bill will become effective for training […]

Get info on NY State’s Veterans Tuition award (VTA)

March 10, 2010 | Financing Your Education

Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) are awards for full-time study and part-time study for eligible veterans matriculated at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State. More>>

Article, "Government, Colleges Work to Cater to Veterans Under New GI Bill"

September 24, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Washington — With less than a year remaining until the new GI Bill goes into effect, the federal government is rushing to execute the measure while educating veterans about changes in their tuition benefits.

Congress gave the Department of Veterans Affairs only 13 months to prepare for the new requirements of the bill, which the president signed into law this summer. That deadline has the government scrambling to deal with a series of changes in the bill in a far shorter time frame than the 30 months it had after the bill’s last update, in 1985.

Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship Program

August 22, 2008 | Financing Your Education

OIF, OEF vets can apply for $5K scholarship Applications are being accepted through Sept. 1 for the Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship program, open to veterans who have served in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom in at any time since Sept. 11, 2001. Applications for the $5,000 scholarships, and more information about requirements, […]

Article, "Good News for Vets in Higher Ed Bill"

August 6, 2008 | Financing Your Education

August 5, 2008 Good News for Veterans in Higher-Education Bill Washington — A month after the president signed into law a bill that sharply expanded veterans’ tuition benefits, Congress has passed another measure with education benefits for student veterans and their families. The bill, which would reauthorize the Higher Education Act, the major law governing […]

Article,"Misinformation Clouds New GI Bill"

July 10, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Misinformation Clouds New GI Bill By Rick Maze Army Times Jul 09, 2008 July 9, 2008 – Full-tuition educational benefits included in a new veterans’ program signed into law on June 30 will not take effect until Aug. 1, 2009, unless Congress approves a change in the new law. There will be a 20 percent […]

New GI Bill Signed Into Law- Message from IAVA

July 1, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Just this morning, President Bush signed the new GI Bill into law. Since we are only a few days away from celebrating the 4th of July, this milestone is a fitting way to honor our veterans who have bravely served this nation. IAVA has led the fight for the new GI Bill from the beginning, […]

New GI Bill Overview

June 24, 2008 | Financing Your Education

New GI Bill Overview Military.com The new GI Bill (Chapter 33) or so-called “GI Bill for the 21st Century,” boasts the most comprehensive education benefits package since the original GI Bill was signed into law in 1944. Many post 9/11 veterans and servicemembers will soon see a new package of education benefits. This new Post […]

"Free Tuition" at CUNY Starting Fall 2008

June 11, 2008 | Financing Your Education

“Free Tuition” at CUNY for Veterans Starting Fall 2008 June 9th, 2008 Veterans who attend The City University of New York this fall will pay virtually no tuition under a new tuition benefits program that was enacted as part of New York State’s budget for fiscal year 2008-09 and signed recently by Governor David A. […]