Education Benefits

AMEDD Enlisted Commissioning Program (AECP)

Program to become a Registered Nurse in the Army.

Army Baylor Programs

Specialized medical schooling ranging from physical therapist, nutritionist, nurse anesthetist, etc.

Army e-Learning

Over 3,500 free courses ranging from business leadership, IT, personal development, etc.

Basic Skills Enhancement Program (BSEP)

Program to raise GT score and improve math and reading skills.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)/DANTES Subject Standardization Testing (DSST)

Programs that allow soldiers to take tests in certain subjects that they already know a good deal about. Also May be able to take tests like the GMAT, GRE, ACT, SAT, etc for free or at a discount. They can receive credit for classes by testing out.

Credentialing Assistance

Programs that soldiers can partake in to earn certifications; the payment come from the same $4,000 a year TA fund soldiers can utilize. Credentials approved by the DOD must be listed on COOL. Over 1,600 certifications to choose from ranging from TSAC, IT, security, etc.

Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL)

List of credentialing agencies, licenses, and apprenticeships that relate to a soldiers MOS. Also the catalog for CA that can be used.,Army%20Military%20Occupational%20Specialty%20(MOS)

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Financial Assitance - Exam reimbursement requests

Program that covers the cost of law school in exchange for active duty time.

Green to Gold (G2G)

Different scholarships that include normal G2G scholarship, active-duty option, hip pocket scholarship, non-scholarship option.

Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Scholarship that covers the full tuition for an advanced medical degree such as dental, optometry, psych, etc. in exchange for military service.

Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP)

Program to become an Army PA.

Military Scholarships

Breakdown of scholarships that military members, dependents, and spouses may be eligible for.

Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) Vs Post 9/11 GI Bill

Officer Candidate School (OCS)

Open to active duty, guard, and reserve enlisted soldiers with a bachelor’s degree.

Pell Grant

Soldiers during duty or after getting out may be eligible for the Pell Grant which can help pay for schooling. Typically for E4 and below.

Tuition Assistance (TA) (Sponsored by Princeton Review)

Free tutoring for military members and families. (non gov source)

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)

Program to become an Army doctor.

University of Nebraska (Lincoln)

Scholarships for Military, Veterans, and Dependents (non gov source)

Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS)

Enlisted soldiers can apply to be a technical expert in certain fields.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Program that can pay for higher tuition that the post 9/11 GI bill will not cover.