How spouses use transferred GI Bill benefits

The Post 9/11 GI Bill is one of the most popular benefits of military service, and many families find that they get maximum benefit by transferring those benefits to the service member’s spouse.  The process to transfer and use the benefits can seem overwhelming, but it’s not really that hard.  You can get personalized assistance from […]

Introduced bill looks to make distance learning more accessible for GI Bill beneficiaries

If Californian Congresswoman Norma Torres has her way, Post 9/11 GI Bill beneficiaries wishing to access distance learning will have an easier–and cheaper–access point. Torres (D-CA) introduced the GI Bill Distance Learning Improvement Act on November 9, two days before Veterans Day. “The GI Bill Distance Learning Improvement Act would allow veterans to use additional […]

New scholarship offers $20,000 to military community

HotelPlanner, an online travel booking company, is offering scholarship opportunities to ten outstanding military-affiliated students. The new scholarship seeks to help defray costs of undergraduate or graduate education, specifically for students who are pursuing careers in technology. The $1,000 scholarship will be given to ten applicants, two times a year. The first application deadline is […]

NMFA releases 2018 scholarship applications for military spouses

The National Military Family Association, a national organization well-known for their advocacy and programs on behalf of military families, has opened their application window until January 15, 2018 for career, education, and business funding. NMFA scholarships and grants average $500 for career, $1,000 for education and $1,000 for business funds. If you want to become […]