Tuition Help for Military Children

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Like all parents, service members often need help to pay the high cost of college tuition. Fortunately, many scholarships, tuition assistance programs and benefits exist just for the children of service members. But finding the right programs could feel like being stuck in a rainforest without a guide. To keep you on the right path, you need to know about:

  • Where to start
  • Types of scholarships
  • Military-specific scholarships and loans
  • Other loans and education grants
  • Veterans' benefits
  • In-state tuition benefits
  • School-specific aid
  • How to search for more scholarships

Tuition funds are available if military families know where to look. The following information will point you in the right direction.

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