Free University Places for Ex-Service Personnel
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“ Granting free university places for ex-Service personnell ”
Illinoise Veteran Grant: pays for up to 120 credit hours of tuition and a veterans graduation fees. It does not pay for course fees.
Each US state has their own rules and regulatons; these can be found under "Free Tuition For Veterans"
2.27 Education and Training for Service Leavers.
"All Service leavers with over 6 years service will have the opportunity to achieve their first level 3 qualification (A level or vocational equivalent) free from tuition fees. Alternatively, for those who want to progress to higher levels, we will fund all tuition fees for a first Foundation or full degree.This means that a sailor, soldier or airman can join the Armed Forces from school, secure in the knowledge that six or more years service will be rewarded with the opportunityof a college or university education without tuition fees. Although they have differing national qualification frameworks and fee arangements, Scottish Ministers and the Welsh Assembly Government have put in place similar measures.
"Hope this is of benefit to those who want to pursue further education - paid hopefully by the MOD! Very best of luck.