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John Fry Scholarship Now Expanded to Include Surviving Spouses

By George Vukovich
Director, Veterans Outreach, American Military University

Just this month, a historic event was announced regarding higher education opportunities for surviving spouses of service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty since September 10, 2001. These men and women now have another opportunity at their disposal to complete a program of higher learning. Continue Reading

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Shopping for a College – Buyer Beware!

by Jim Sweizer
Vice President, Military Relations – American Public University System

How many times have you gone into a store with a great coupon deal, only to find that the item you wanted to buy has many “exclusions” listed in the fine print? Keeping this scenario in mind, here are some of the questionable enticements you should be aware of when shopping for the college that’s right for you. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

California Moves to Protect the Rights of Veterans

Over the weekend, California governor Jerry Brown signed 21 bills that will benefit military veterans. Among them is a bill that will allow veterans to continue to use GI Bill benefits while attending California colleges.

More from Patrick McGreevy of the Los Angeles Times:

Gov. Brown Signs Bills to Help Veterans, Create Orange County Cemetery

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

6 Helpful Hints Veterans Should Consider When Deciding on a College

It's no secret that veterans entering college for the first time have different needs than the typical student who jumps directly from high school to the university level. Veterans are generally older, are more likely to have a family, and have been living a much different lifestyle.

With those differences in mind, NerdScholar's Gianna Sen-Gupta has put together a list of tips for the Huffington Post that can help veterans make the right decision about which school to attend.

6 Tips to Help Veterans Choose the Best College

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

Organizations Joining to Form Food Bank for Students

By Lillian Bowe
The Portales News-Tribune (Clovis, N.M.)

Last year, Eastern New Mexico University's Student Veteran's Organization advisor Lori Brunsen noticed a disturbing trend. Some of her student veterans were not eating.

The reason for the students' lack of food was their G.I. Bill, which not only pays for tuition, but gives out a housing allowance for them as well, was late.

The students could not pay for food or pay for the meal plan on campus. Brunsen said the trend is not with just student veterans, but single parent students as well.

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding