Higher Education for Your Children

You want to support your child's higher education goals, and Military OneSource stands by your side with information and resources to help. That, of course, includes paying for it.  Military families have several options when it comes to financing a child’s college education, including scholarships, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits, education grants, loans and college savings programs. Your local school liaison is available to assist with all of your education concerns, including providing guidance with preparing for college. And the Office of Financial Readiness can help you plan financially for your child’s education. Your children’s goals are as important as your own, and Military OneSource is here to help you plan and pay for this .

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How School Liaisons Help Students Realize Education Goals and More

Learn how school liaisons can help with a wide variety of child and youth education issues.

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504 Plan Versus IEP Overview

Both individualized education programs and 504 plans document how children with special needs will reach their education goals. Learn about the differences between IEPs and 504 plans.

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Students With Special Needs: Transitioning to Adulthood

Exploring options, building a support network and self-advocating are steps students with special needs should take to prepare for their transition to adulthood.

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Department of Education Impact Aid Program — How You Can Help Your Child’s School

You can help your child’s school get more funding through the Department of Defense’s Impact Aid for Military Connected School Districts. Just fill out and turn in the Impact Aid form or survey, and the Department of Education provides extra money for schools with a large number of military students.

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Certification Process Eases for Student Recipients of Survivor Benefit Plan

The certification process has gotten easier for students age 18 and older covered as a child annuitant under the military Survivor Benefit Plan. SBP students now have more time to file their certifications each semester and can file school certification forms online.

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