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Financial aid for Military Personnel and Dependants

May 2002 – DANTES Code 10K

BOOKLETS

COST

TO OBTAIN, CONTACT:

Need a Lift? * - College Financial Aid Handbook

Contains Section called Educational Benefits for Veterans & Dependents

$3.95

American Legion National Emblem Sales

P. O. Box 1050

Indianapolis, IN 46206

1-888-453-4466 (toll-free)

Student Guide to Federal Financial Aid**

Free on-line at:

http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/StudentGuide/

Free

Federal Student Aid Information Center

P. O. Box 84

Washington, DC 20044-0084

1-800-433-3243 (toll-free)

Managing the Price of College

Free on-line at:

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/collegecosts/cover.html

Free

Education Publications Center

P.O. Box 1398

Jessup, MD 20794-1398

* Education ctrs order free from DANTES, Stock # 2402 – Limit: 200 per year

   

** Education ctrs order free from DANTES, Stock # 2405 – Limit: 500 per year

   


FINANCIAL AID FOR SPOUSES AND/OR CHILDREN

SPONSOR

CONTACT

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Programs

(Scholarships, Loans, Spouse TA, etc.)

Web site: www.nmcrs.org/education.html

NMCRS Education Division

801 N. Randolph Street, Suite 1228

Arlington, VA 22203-1978

703-696-4960 or DSN: 426-4960

Army Emergency Relief Spouse Ed. Assistance Program

http://www.aerhq.org/SpouseEdu.htm

Air Force Aid Society Education Grant

http://www.military.com/MilitaryReport/?file=MR_AFAS_Deadline

Air Force Club Membership Scholarship Program

http://www.afsv.af.mil/Clubs/scholarship.htm

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

(Members can be active duty, Reserve, or retired personnel

of Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard)

Web site: www.fra.org

Click on "FAQ’s," scroll down to "FRA Scholarships"

FRA Scholarship Program

125 N. West Street

Alexandria, VA 22314-2754

1-800-FRA-1924 (toll-free)

The Retired Officers Association (TROA)

Web site: www.troa.org/education/default.asp

TROA Educational Aid

201 N. Washington Street

Alexandria, VA 22314-2529

1-800-245-8762 Ext 146 (toll-free)

Defense Commissary Agency/Fisherhouse Foundation

Scholarships for Military Child 1-888-294-8560

http://www.fisherhouse.org

Federal Children’s Scholarship Fund

For children of Federal employees & military members http://www.fedscholarships.org

General Motors & Navy AutoSource

(For H.S. Seniors -children of active duty Navy/Marine Corps)

Citizen of the Year Scholarship Program

Gina De Hann – 516-921-2800 Ext 1703

Web site: www.autosource.com/scholarship


ADDITIONAL ONLINE RESOURCES

DANTES Web sites: VA Education Assistance: http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/va.htm

(with many links) Student Financial Aid Info: http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/finaid.htm


 

INTERNET SITES FOR COUNSELORS

Sheila Nyjordet, Manager, Reference Publications/MCNet

MAY 2002

Internet Address

Site Description

http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/inetres.htm

 

 

DANTES Web site with many links!

Internet Resources on Colleges and Careers:

- Financial Aid Info

  • College Search Sites
  • VA & Accreditation Sites
  • Career Info
  • Distance Learning
  • Foreign Transcript Eval Services

http://www.ed.gov/topicsaz

Education Topics from A to Z. Dept. of Education site. Topics such as:

- Accreditation

  • Financial Aid
  • Post-secondary Education

http://military.com/Careers/Education/ScholarshipSearch http://www.military.com/Careers/Education

 

College Scholarships for Military and Dependents

http://www.odedodea.edu

Information on Dept of Defense Dependents Schools (overseas) (DoDDs) & DoD Domestic Dependent Elementary & Secondary Schools (DDESS) in the U.S. Includes employment opportunities.

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/

Office of Post-secondary Education Web site. "Info for Students" & "Other Web Sites" particularly informative.

http://www.militaryguides.acenet.edu

ACE Guides. Contains search features.

http://www.acenet.edu/calec/military/home.html

ACE’s Web site on services their Military Programs Office provides.

http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives

DoD Directives, Instructions and Publications

http://web1.whs.osd.mil/icdhome/ddeforms.htm

DoD Forms (including DD295)

http://nnaps.cnet.navy.mil/nnaps/nnap.htm

United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP).

Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard program.

http://www.va.gov/pubaff/fedben/fedben.pdf

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

http://www.bls.gov/oco

Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Contains good search features.

http://www.asd.com

American School Directory. Vital information on all K-12 schools in America.

http://www.mindedge.com

MindEdge is a portal to search for courses – academic, professional, continuing education, personal development – through distance learning or on-campus. Includes corporate training courses as well.

http://www.petersons.com/dlearn

Peterson’s Distance Learning. Provides detailed info about distance learning programs offered by U.S. colleges & universities.

http://www.gnacademy.org/mason/catalog/front.html

The Globewide Network Academy.

Contains an online catalog of thousands of distance learning courses & programs.

http://www.CollegeDegree.com

Distance Learning Colleges. A directory of degrees, certificates & courses offered through distance learning.

 

http://www.degree.net

Resource for Info on Distance Learning. Provided by John Bear, Ph.D., author of Bear’s Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning.

ACT - http://www.act.org

DSSTs

http://www.getcollegecredit.com/materials.htm

GED http://www.acenet.edu/calec/ged

GMAThttp://www.mba.com

GREhttp://www.gre.org

LSAT http://www.lsac.org

Excelsior College Exams

http://www.excelsior.edu/exams/xms_indx.htm General site

http://www.excelsior.edu/pub_page.htm#ecx Study guides

Testing Info/Study Materials

TCOs/ATCOs at DANTES Military Test Centers can access CLEP Sample Tests at the following Web site:

http://voled.doded.mil/wconnect/wc.isa?clep~login

 

College Board – http://www.collegeboard.com

ETS – http://www.ets.org

More Test Preparation Information

http://www.taonline.com

Transition Assistance Online. Provides free services to separating service members, DoD employees, spouses & dependents. Contains job ads, online resume database, career advice, employer profiles, etc.

http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/cc/info.html

Community College Web. This site contains a searchable index to & links to the Web sites for more than 1260 community colleges in the U.S., Canada, & elsewhere around the world.

http://chronicle.com/free

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s free Web site. Contains a sampling of recent articles in many subject areas.

 


MILITARY EDUCATION WEB SITES

May 2002

DANTES Code 10K

Coast Guard Institute (includes Voluntary Education)

 


REFERENCE PUBLICATIONS ONLINE

DANTES, Code 10K

May 2002

 

Stock No.

Title

Web Site

n/a

Certification of Students Under Veterans Laws

http://www.gibill.va.gov/education/AACRAO/Default.htm

n/a

Directory of Education Centers

http://voled.doded.mil/wconnect/wc.isa?eso~esosrch

2456

Directory of Accrediting Agencies

http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/nat_accredit/toc.html

n/a

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

http://www.va.gov/pubaff/fedben/fedben.pdf

n/a

Foreign Transcript Evaluation

http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/ftr.htm

2403

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/Students/apply/express.html

2404

Funding Your Education – Pamphlet

http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/FYE

n/a

National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs Directory

http://www.nasdva.com/

2414

Occupational Outlook Handbook

http://www.bls.gov/oco

n/a

State Tuition Policies for Active-Duty Military and Family Members

http://voled.doded.mil/dantes/refpubs/2418/index.htm

2408

VA Pamphlet – MGIB, Chapter 30

(Active Duty)

http://www.gibill.va.gov/education/C30pam.htm

2417

VA Pamphlet – MGIB, Chapter 1606 (Selected Reserve)

 

http://www.gibill.va.gov/Education/C1606pam.htm