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Non-Department of Defense Schools Program

Benefit overview

The Non-Department of Defense Schools Program is a program within the Department of Defense Education Activity. NDSP provides educational support and financial assistance to defray costs of education and to facilitate educational continuity in international locations where there is no DODEA school.

How this benefit helps

This benefit helps families save money on education costs in international locations without a DoDEA school. It also helps ensure that children can easily transition to the next grade when they return to the United States.

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NDSP can save service members and their families money.

Paying for a child’s education can be expensive. In international locations where there are no DODEA schools, the NDSP can help offset some of the costs for your child’s education.

How to access this benefit

The NDSP website provides contact information for the NDSP Program Management team.

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