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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Education Resources

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Many veterans have earned education benefits available through the G.I. Bill.

From college to tech school and job training programs, pursuing an education is a tremendous growth opportunity.

Education Services and Resources Near You

VA expands Fry Scholarship to include surviving spouses

Surviving spouses of service members who died on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, can now apply for the Fry…(more)

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Military Credit Transfer for Veterans and Service Members

Match your Service skills to a civilian job training.  Find information about degree programs, schools, and labor market information for…(more)

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MyMilitary GPS LifePlan

This tool helps veterans, Service members and their families set goals and design plans that will lead them to the…(more)

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LinkVet

Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families via LinkVet.  For more information, search…(more)

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Minnesota State Colleges & Universities

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities provide veteran- and service member-oriented information, interactive military-to-college tools, access to military-friendly services and help.

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National Education Services and Resources

5 Tips to Ease Adjusting to Student Life

Choose a school that’s military friendly. Many schools are starting to provide resources and services geared toward veterans and members…(more)

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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GI Bill Comparison Tool

GI Bill: Comparison Tool

Use this tool to match college affordability and value to choose the best education program for your needs.

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Make The Connection

Make the Connection – Education Stories

Make the Connection highlights powerful stories of strength and connection as real Veterans and Service members recount their paths from…(more)

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Post 9/11 GI Bill

Learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill education assistance.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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SVA – Student Veterans of America

SVA provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.