There are several federal aid programs for veterans. The programs, with eligibility requirements and payments, are listed by The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Veterans Tuition Awards
- Tuition Benefit for Active New York State National Guard Members
New York Army National Guard Federal Tuition Assistance Program (ARNG FTA)
- New York State Veterans Tuition Award
- Regents Award for Children Of Deceased or Disabled Veterans
Military Service Recognition Scholarship (formerly War on Terrorism Scholarship)
- New York State 4/03 Support For Military Families
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A variety of merit-based aid exists through scholarships, grants, and fellowships. Some of this aid is based on veteran or dependent status. Veteran’s organizations frequently offer merit-based aid.
Students are encouraged to research such options through his/her campus Financial Aid Office and/or on the web.
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Students may be eligible for Veteran’s Work-Study benefits. In order to be eligible, students must be receiving at least ¾ -time veterans benefits. Contact the veterans affairs campus representative for info on VA Work-Study Opportunities.
If you’re a full-time or 3/4-time student, you can “earn while you learn” with a VA work-study allowance. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO: Read More