Military families may move a lot, but don't let frequent military relocations interrupt your pursuit of higher education. It's easy for you, your military family, and your spouse to maintain college continuity with the (SOC) Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges program.
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GI Bill and Military Education

MILITARY FAMILIES
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Who says education is just for the active duty military member? Not the armed forces. Using your GI Bill benefits, every member of your military family can pursue a higher education through the wide variety of GI Bill programs designed to match everyone's needs.

Military families may move a lot, but don't let frequent military relocations interrupt your pursuit of higher education. It's easy for you, your military family and your spouse to maintain college continuity with the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program, a consortium of more than 1,500 colleges and universities across the United States that offers associates and bachelor's degrees.

The Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program allows your military family to transfer credits easily between the colleges and pursue a higher education degree without having to retake classes. Higher education is a smooth college move, thanks to the GI Bill benefits to your military family.

DEPENDENTS' EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE (DEA)

There are excellent military educational programs that support those upcoming military brights - your military children. If you are a spouse or dependent of a veteran, the Dependents' Educational Assistance offers up to 45 months of education benefits, for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training, and/or correspondence courses.

MILITARY SPOUSES

Good news for military spouses who want to further their education: there are military education support programs created especially for you. There are myriad programs, grouped by specific branch of military service, offering financial assistance for military spouses.

ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS

ROTC is how military kids earn money for college, while they're in college These scholarships are a great deal to support your children's higher education - but there is also a great deal of misconception about what they actually are. Let us answer some common ROTC Scholarship questions for you.

529 COLLEGE SAVINGS

A 529 College Savings Plan is built around an investment portfolio, designed to grow enough to cover college costs in the years you'll need it. 529 College Plans offer a range of investment options; some static portfolios can be 100% stock or 100% bond funds, or you can choose age-based portfolios that are a mix of stock and bond funds which shift to become more conservative as college time approaches.



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