Military spouses are eligible for several benefits that offer aid in pursuing a postsecondary degree and advancing career goals. The programs, grants and scholarships listed below will help pay for a college degree or a vocational training certificate of your choice.
Military services education assistance programs
The Army offers education programs for its spouse and family members. Here are some examples:
The Air Force offers the following Education Programs for its Spouse and Family members.
There are plenty of scholarships and grants available to military spouses awarded by nonprofit and federal agencies, such as:
Veterans Affairs programs
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers programs that help cover the cost of tuition not only for service members and veterans, but also for their dependents, such as:
Other financial aid
Military Spouse Preference program
Resources for transferring professional licenses
Visit these websites to learn more about how you can further your career and gain the credentials that are instrumental in progressing in your occupational or career field.
Whether it’s help with child care, personal finances, emotional support during deployments, relocation information or resources needed for special circumstances, please click here to visit the Military OneSource website or call 1-800-342-9647.
Servicemember's Opportunity Colleges colleges and universities are dedicated to helping your family and you get college degrees. You can take courses in your off-duty hours at or near military installations in the United States, and overseas.