Watch the following message from our Military Education and Outreach Coordinator, (Ret) Sergeant Major Bill Gammon. This video will guide you through some of the available resources and processes to help you thrive in the Eagle Nation.
Below you will find resources you may need to help navigate your first semester at Georgia Southern. Please continue down the listed information and links to learn about the Military & Veteran services and benefits available to you, here at Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern offers multiple waivers to our Active-Duty, Veteran, and Military-Connected population. Click below to see if you qualify.
Many Service members are eligible for college course credit at GSU based on knowledge already gained during time in service.
Any student currently enrolled in Georgia Southern University is invited to join including active duty, National Guard, Reserves, veterans, dependents, ROTC students, and those non-military affiliated.
To check out your VA Benefits you can follow the links to the Veterans Affair Website
If you’re a current or former member of the US military, you and your family have access to some of the best education assistance programs in the country. Explore a wide range of benefits below in our Virtual Benefits Briefing. Some of you may qualify for multiple benefits.
If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. You may also qualify if you are a dependent or Spouse using benefits transferred by a Veteran or service member.
Vocational Rehab and Employment (VR&E) program provides services to eligible Servicemembers and Veterans with service-connected disabilities to help them prepare for a new career
If you are currently serving in the military, you may be eligible for funding through the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance program. This program provides 16 credit hours per year of covered tuition cost.
The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR, Chapter 1606) provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of the Selected Reserve. This includes the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Reserves. It also includes the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Payment rates are based on enrollment status and increase every October.
If you’re a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 (also called Chapter 35 benefits). The DEA program provides up to 45 months of education and pays the stipend directly to the student. Children who are determined eligible have until the age of 26, and spouses have up to 10 years of eligibility, at a maximum of 45 months of benefits.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Join us for a Q and A about on campus resources, G.I. Benefits, Federal Tuition Assistance, Scholarships, and more during our monthly Zoom Room Briefing
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Last updated: 3/5/2021