These resources offer information on federal grants and loans, scholarships for injured service members and other education tools.
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) DANTES supports the off-duty voluntary education programs of DoD by helping eligible service members and their families pursue their education goals. DANTES provides programs and services in certification, counselor support, distance learning, and examinations, and manages the Tuition Assistance Reimbursement Program.
Department of Education This website provides information for students, parents, teachers, and administrators, including links related to student aid, grants, and scholarships.
Department of Veterans Affairs Education Benefits The VA offers education programs for veterans of military service as well as education benefits to surviving family members.
Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services Provided by the American Council on Education, the Guide to the Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services has served as the standard reference for recognizing learning acquired through military experience. The Guide allows personnel to search by military occupational specialty (MOS) or courses and provides the recommended academic credit equivalent.
Student Aid on the Web Student Aid on the Web is an official US government website that provides information and resources for college students and their families to assist them in choosing the right college, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans.
Test Center Lookup DANTES provides a website allowing service providers to search and retrieve contact information for DANTES testing centers by location, Service branch, Major Command, and/or by ship name (for Navy and Coast Guard).
Various federal grants and loans exist to assist students (military and non-military) in paying for the costs of higher education: