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Military Service Members, Veterans and Family Aid Program

Registering in the military entails an excessive amount of sacrifice; and as a benefit, numerous military aids are offered to those who wish to attend school before, during and after their service. Military student aid is one of the many reasons people enlist in the armed forces. American HEC Military Aid Resource complete information to allow military personnel and veterans to take full advantage of aid and benefits.

There are several student aid programs for veterans and their dependents including low interest loans and scholarships/grants ( non-repayable money). No interest will be charged for a period while you are serving on active duty or performing the National Guard duty during a war, You may also be able to get aid for college or career school for your or your family member’s military service.

American HEC Military Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Aid Program

American HEC holds particular interest in the Survivors' and Dependents' of the military personnel. Providing up to 45 months of education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. In order to be eligible for this educational assistance, the applicant must be the son, daughter, or spouse of a veteran who died or is permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty during service, or who died while in such disability, or is captured by a hostile force in the line of duty, or is forcibly detained or interned by a foreign government or power in the line of duty.

Types of Educational Aid for Veterans and Dependents

Army Emergency Relief Mutual Aid

Offers dependent children, spouse and survivors of military service members various education programs including repayable loans and scholarship awards worth up to $4000 each.

Air Force Education Grant Program

Offers more than 1,800 scholarships a year accumulating up to $5 million to children of members of the Marine Corps who sacrificed their lives or are wounded in the line of duty or who exhibit financial need.

Navy Marine Corps Educational Loan

Includes student loan, grant and aid programs such as Spouse Tuition Aid Program, Dependents of Deceased Service Members Scholarship Program, and Atkins Loans for Tuition Assistance Program.

Coast Guard Relief Society

Offers Education Grant Program, Graduate Education Loans, Refund Loan Program, and Supplemental Student Loans along with various scholarship programs.

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