You may be able to get money for college or career school for your or your family member's military service.
Below are a few sources of financial aid that you might want to consider. You also should explore todaysmilitary.com’s list of educational benefits for service members.
The VA offers education benefits for veterans and for their widows and dependents on its GI Bill site.
If your parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11, you may be eligible for additional aid. To be eligible, at the time of your parent’s or guardian’s death, you must have been less than 24 years old or enrolled at least part-time at a college or career school. Payments will be adjusted if you are enrolled less than full-time.
To receive the benefits below, contact your loan servicer for information about the documentation you must provide to show that you qualify.
The following major national organizations offer scholarships primarily to active duty military, veterans, and/or their families:
There are many smaller veterans service organizations around the country that might offer scholarships. Check with your local organization or try a scholarship search .
Office of Financial Aid
Welty Hall, 1st Floor1100 College StreetMUW-1614Columbus, MS 39701Phone: (662) 329-7114
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439