Don't let money prevent you from going to school. Check out the resources listed below on how you can pay for school:
For a more in-depth approach for funding resources, and to find some military specific scholarships, check out our Guide to Educational Scholarships, Grants and Loans for Service Members and their Families.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Developed by the Office of Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, completing the FAFSA may allow eligible students to receive grants, loans, and/or work-study funds for college or career school. Complete your FAFSA here: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
For instructions on how to apply using the FAFSA, click on the following links below:
My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)
The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship assists military spouses in pursuing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their My Career Advancement Account Scholarship funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the scholarship. For more information, please visit https://mycaa.militaryonesource.mil/mycaa/
Scholarships are grants students can utilize to pay for their higher education that generally do not have to be paid back. Scholarships are available through a wide variety of sources including clubs, organizations, and online searches utilizing such websites as https://www.fastweb.com/ and https://www.scholarships.com/
Loans are a type of financial aid that must be repaid are offered federally and through academic institutes. For more information regarding loans, please visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/loans
Reference List of Financial Aid
The Reference List of Financial Aid provides the names of programs and institutions that provide financial support and offers a short description to a variety of scholarships available to service members, veterans, their spouses and families. Please visit the individual sites for more information on the various scholarships and their deadlines.