GI Bill Benefits, MyCAA, and Scholarships

GI BILL BENEFITS

Please visit www.vets.gov to learn more about the various educational benefits that are available and to apply for education benefits such as Chapter 33 (Post 9/11), Chapter 30 (MGIB-AD), Chapter 1606 (MGIB-SR), and Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehab).

MyCAA

UNOH is a proud member of MyCAA (Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program), a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 ($2,000 per academic year) of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. This scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certifications, or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations.

Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2, and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in the above pay grades. Please note that MyCAA program does not include Coast Guard spouses.

To determine your eligibility, visit https://aiportal.us.af.mil/

Degrees available for MyCAA:

Health Information Technology (Associate)

Medical Office Management (Associate)

Travel and Hotel Management (Associate)

Accounting (Associate)

Sport Marketing and Management (Associate)

Agribusiness Marketing/Management Technology (Associate)

 

Scholarships

Fastweb

Fastweb is an online scholarship matching and college search service.  Scholarship search results are based on the personal information that you provide when completing the website’s registration.  Fastweb is an acronym for Financial Aid Search Through the Web.  Access over 1.5 million scholarships that may be available to help you pay for college.  Scholarship recipients are part of a competitive selection process so early application is recommended.

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Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarship - The unique scholarships awarded by the Folds of Honor Foundation are intended to offset the rising costs of post-secondary tuition and fees, textbooks, room and board, course-required tools, approved tutoring, and other school-related expenses. Interested individuals should complete and submit an application, as well as satisfactory evidence that they qualify according to the existing eligibility requirements. Upon award, scholarships are dispersed directly to the educational institution. The application time period is February 1 through March 31. The deadline to submit an application is midnight on March 31.

Pat Tillman Foundation - The Tillman Military Scholars program supports our nation's active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree of choice. The scholarships cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care. Since the program's inception, the Pat Tillman Foundation has invested over $2.2 million in financial support. These scholarship funds are just a portion of the Tillman Military Scholar experience which also focuses on guiding an engaged community and providing essential resources that empower Scholars to serve and lead in their local communities and ease the transition from military to civilian life.