Military / Veterans
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Military Spouse Information

Here at ECPI University we fully understand the many sacrifices you have made as a military spouse and we are dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals. We know that there have been many challenges and hurdles throughout your time with the military, but your education should not be one of them!

Funding

Post 9/11 Transfer

  • Up to 36 months of benefits
  • Tuition and Fees up to highest in-state tuition rates
  • Monthly Housing Allowance
  • Book stipend of up to $1000.00

CH 35 Benefits

  • Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance
    • For eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition
    • Receive a monthly allowance of $1,298 for full time students, prorated if less than full time
    • Children benefits end at 26 years old; spouses have 10 years to use from the date determined eligible, more years if member died on active duty

To Transfer Benefits, You Must:

  • Have served at least 6 years and agree to serve at least another 4 years
  • Meet your branch of service’s requirements – check to see if you need to do this during your reenlistment window
  • Military wants to limit the ability to transfer to those under 16 years of service – transfer benefits if you are eligible ASAP!
  • Spouses can start using benefits at 6 year mark and while their spouse is still in the military, just will not get housing allowance
  • Children may start to use benefits once parent has completed at least 10 years of service in the armed forces. Get housing allowance
  • Children must be 18 years old and can use benefits until they are 26 years of age
  • You can transfer any number of months to your spouse/dependent that you want, just cannot exceed 36 month

Fry Scholarship

  • For children and spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty after Sept 10, 2001
  • Provides same benefits as CH 33, Post/9-11 GI Bill

Yellow Ribbon

  • VA and colleges that are part of the program split part of tuition not covered by normal GI Bill® payment
  • Covers tuition at private schools that is above highest in-state tuition rate
  • ECPI University is in this program!

MYCAA Scholarship

The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance for licenses, certifications, or Associate’s degrees to pursue an occupation or career field. https://mycaa.militaryonesource.mil/mycaa

  • Annual fiscal year cap of $2,000
  • Eligible to spouses of active duty in pay grades
    E1 – E5, W-1, W-1 – W-2, and O-1 – O-2.
    • Must have successfully completed high school
  • Spouses married to members of the National Guard and Reserves in the same pay grades are also eligible.

Spouse Discount

  • Verification of enrollment to receive Post-9/11 Educational Assistance benefits Creates a dual certification for the receipt of Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits. The school will certify the student’s enrollment after the add-drop date, and then each month thereafter, the student would be required to electronically verify with VA their continued enrollment in that school. If a student fails to certify for two consecutive months, VA will withhold monthly housing allowance payments until the student certifies. Effective: August 1, 2021
  • Work Study program

Spouse Testimonials

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"Year after year, ECPI University is recognized for its commitment to educating military and veteran students," says ECPI Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned. "We are perpetually focused on providing the services and support that helps our veterans complete their programs at a high rate, and be more successful as they transition into the civilian sector."

"Year after year, ECPI University is recognized for its commitment to educating military and veteran students," says ECPI Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned. "We are perpetually focused on providing the services and support that helps our veterans complete their programs at a high rate, and be more successful as they transition into the civilian sector."

"Year after year, ECPI University is recognized for its commitment to educating military and veteran students," says ECPI Executive Director of Military Education Bob Larned. "We are perpetually focused on providing the services and support that helps our veterans complete their programs at a high rate, and be more successful as they transition into the civilian sector."