Making your veteran education benefits work for you

Are you transitioning out of the military and want to learn more about your educational benefits? These resources extend beyond simply tuition. According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, these benefits are for veterans, service members and qualified family members looking for assistance with “paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling.”

Check out Hiring America’s latest video, sponsored by National University, for important tips about what your first steps should be.

For more information on education benefits, check out these sources:

1. Learn about GI Bill benefits and more on

2. Check out DAV’s Information Seminars – where you can learn in-person about benefits.

3. Did you know that licensing/certification exam fees can be covered? More information on

4. Did you know you can transfer some of your benefits to a child or dependent? See more on Hiring America and

5. Always go straight to your educational program or school’s VA office to get the information directly from the source. They are there to help.

Utilizing veteran education benefits can look different for everyone. We recommend finding a mentor or community to equip you with the tools necessary to have a successful educational career. Happy college hunting!