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Education Benefits

There are many education benefits available to veterans at both the federal and state level. More information can be found below.

Certification
To receive federal education benefits, you must file paperwork with the US Department of Veteran Affairs online and the school must certify your registration.
Verifying Enrollment
Once you are certified for your benefits, you must verify your enrollment with the VA.
Federal Tuition Assistance
Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) is available to drilling members of the Army National Guard.
State Education Programs
Minnesota GI Bill Grant

The Minnesota GI Bill provides financial assistance to Minnesota veterans and service members who served on or after September 11, 2001. Full-time undergraduate or graduate students may be eligible to receive up to $1000 per term and part-time students can receive up to $500 per term.

Veterans Education Assistance

Educational benefits are provided in the form of a maximum $750 one-time grant to veterans who have exhausted their federal benefits. Applications and requirements can be found on the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs web site.

Minnesota National Guard Benefits

Minnesota State Tuition Reimbursement is available to eligible soldiers and airmen in the Minnesota National Guard.