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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Education Resources

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Many veterans have earned education benefits available through the G.I. Bill.

From college to tech school and job training programs, pursuing an education is a tremendous growth opportunity.

Education Services and Resources Near You

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Special Operations Warrior Foundation

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university,…(more)

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Hillsborough Veterans Memorial Park and Museum

The Veterans Memorial Park & Museum, 3602 Highway 301, Tampa, FL, honors veterans from various wars including the Spanish-American War,…(more)

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Blue Star Families Florida

Blue Star Families‘ mission is to connect, strengthen and lead. It relies on volunteers at nearly 50 chapters located near…(more)

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Military Officers Association of America Florida Council of Chapters

The Florida Council of Chapters for Military Officers Association of America supports the goals and objectives of the national organization,…(more)

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The National Archives

The National Archives’ Veterans Service Records allow you to request military service records, medical records and replace lost medals and…(more)

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Federal Benefits for Veterans Guide

This online guide provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gives information about federal benefits for veterans, dependents and…(more)

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Florida Veterans’ Benefit Guide

The Florida Veterans Foundation provided the 2014 edition of the Florida Veterans’ Benefits Guide. It includes information about education, health care,…(more)

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USF Veterans Mentoring Program

The University of South Florida Veterans Mentoring Program gives Tampa Bay professionals from diverse industries an opportunity to help veterans…(more)

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Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The FDVA is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support. Take advantage…(more)

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USF Student Veterans Association

The USF SVA is an independent student run organization that collaborates with the University of South Florida Office of Veterans…(more)

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USF Veterans Employment Project

A new initiative  to prepare student veterans to compete for employment in the civilian job market and provide them avenues…(more)

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National Education Services and Resources

5 Tips to Ease Adjusting to Student Life

Choose a school that’s military friendly. Many schools are starting to provide resources and services geared toward veterans and members…(more)

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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GI Bill: Comparison Tool

Use this tool to match college affordability and value to choose the best education program for your needs.

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Make the Connection – Education Stories

Make the Connection highlights powerful stories of strength and connection as real Veterans and Service members recount their paths from…(more)

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Post 9/11 GI Bill

Learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill education assistance.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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SVA – Student Veterans of America

SVA provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.