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, or DANTES: DANTES supports the off-duty voluntary education programs of the Department of Defense 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 Program.
Department of Education: This website provides information for students, parents, teachers and administrators, including links related to student aid, grants, scholarships and education legislation.
Department of Veterans Affairs Education Benefits: The VA offers education programs and benefits for veterans of military service as well as education benefits to surviving family members. Find information on education and training, veteran readiness and employment, GI Bill benefits and more.
The American Council on Education Military Guide: The ACE Military Guide is an updated version of the Guide to Evaluation of Education Experiences in the Armed Services, the standard reference for recognizing learning acquired through military experience. The ACE Military Guide allows personnel to search by military occupational specialty or courses and provides the recommended academic credit equivalent.
Federal Student Aid: Federal Student Aid is an official website of the U.S. government 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 Site Lookup: DANTES provides a website allowing service providers to search and retrieve contact information for DANTES testing sites by location, service branch, major command and/or by ship name for the Navy and Coast Guard.
Various federal grants and loans exist to assist military and non-military students in paying for the costs of higher education: