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As you transition from military service to civilian life, you face unique challenges and opportunities. That's why we're dedicated to providing a supportive and empowering environment where you can thrive both academically and personally. And we鈥檙e here to help with questions about veteran benefits for education.   

Here's how 亚色视频 empowers veterans:

  • Priority registration: Secure your spot in desired programs ahead of the crowd.
  • College credit for military experience: Get recognized for your valuable skills and knowledge gained through service.
  • Access essential resources, guidance, and a private lounge to connect with fellow veterans.
  • Support staff: Our dedicated team, comprised of veterans and military spouses, helps you navigate every step of your academic journey.

Already an 亚色视频 student?

Tell Veteran Services which benefits you'll use this semester (e.g., GI Bill, VA Loan). This helps us support you! Complete the form each semester or if your benefits, program, or classes change. Use your student ID to log in (e.g., 12345678@nwtc.edu). 

Use Veteran Education Benefits at 亚色视频

  1. Explore and choose program. Find a program to match your skills and goals.
  2. Apply and get accepted. Follow our simple application process.
  3. Secure DD214. This document verifies your service and is crucial to access benefits.
  4. Submit information. Complete the and send with DD214 to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu or drop off at our Veterans Resource Center.
  5. Choose benefits. Explore valuable VA and state resources below for active military, veterans, spouses, and dependents.
  6. Complete Certification of Eligibility (COE). After receiving the COE from the Wisconsin VA, submit it to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu upon starting your program or course. NOTE: You only need to complete this step once, unless you change your program or benefits.
  7. Tell us what benefits you will use: Complete the Veteran Benefits Certification form each semester or when your benefits change.

Benefits for active military

Selected Reserve/National Guard Educational Assistance (Ch. 1606 – MGIB-SR)

Eligibility:  You are a member of the Selected Reserve or National Guard and all of the following are true:  After June 30, 1985 you signed a six-year obligation to service in the Selected Reserve AND you completed your IADT AND you earned your high school diploma or GED before you completed your IADT.  You must also be in good standing with your unit and currently on drilling status.

Summary:  The VA will send you a monthly payment depending on how many credits you are enrolled in for each term.  You will need to verify your enrollment to the VA on a monthly basis in order to get paid.

How to Apply:

    1. Navigate to How Do I apply
    2. Select Find your Education Benefits form.
      • Complete the questions to receive the correct form.
  1. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu.
    • Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (the VA will mail this to you after they’ve processed your online application.

Wisconsin National Guard Tuition Reimbursement Grant

Eligibility:  You must be an actively drilling WI Guard member, but not an officer, AND receive a minimum grade point average of 2.0 for the term asking to be reimbursed for AND must not have a bachelor’s degree.  This grant may NOT be used simultaneously with VetEd or the WI GI Bill. This grant may reimburse no more than the tuition balance after other tuition specific benefits pay (e.g.: Chapter 33, Federal Tuition Assistance, Air Force TA, etc.).

Summary:  The WI Guard Tuition Reimbursement Grant reimburses Tuition (Program Fees only) for classes that were satisfactorily completed (with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 for the semester/term applied for. Forms must be submitted each semester.

How to Apply:

Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu:

  • National Guard Tuition Grant Application This form needs to be completed by the school and sent to the WI Dept. of Military Affairs no later than 90 days after the semester or class has ended, so sooner is better.  It is best practice to send this form to 亚色视频’s Veterans Resource Center as soon as you enroll into your classes.

DoD Tuition Assistance (TA)

Eligibility: Students using Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance (TA) need to talk to their Education Services Officer (ESO) and be approved for TA before enrolling into classes.

Summary:  The Department of Defense (DoD) will send payment directly to the school for eligible tuition expenses that are covered under their Tuition Assistance program.

How to Apply:

  1. Reach out to your Commanding Officer (CO), or your Education Services Officer (ESO) in your branch of service for details on the specific application process for Tuition Assistance and seek approval to use Federal Tuition Assistance.
  2. Apply for Federal Tuition Assistance utilizing your branch-specific process (see links below).
  3. Once approved, let 亚色视频’s Student Finance department know that you will be using Tuition Assistance through your respective branch’s TA program by emailing them at StudentFinance@nwtc.edu


Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Policy Statement

In accordance with Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1322.25, Voluntary Education Programs, paragraph 1.c.(1)(b), 亚色视频, as an institution providing education programs through the DoD Tuition Assistance (TA) Program, does not use unfair, deceptive, and abusive recruiting practices.  In accordance with DoD MOU paragraph 3.j.(3), 亚色视频 refrains “from high-pressure recruitment tactics such as making multiple unsolicited contacts (three or more), including contacts by phone, email, or in person, and engaging in same-day recruitment and registration for the purpose of securing Service member enrollments.”

Benefits for veterans

Post 9-11 GI Bill® (Ch. 33)

Eligibility:  If you served at least 90 days active duty service (not including Basic Entry or Job Training) OR 30 continuous days with a service-connected disability OR received a Purple Heart after September 11, 2001.

Summary:  Pays tuition and fees, up to $1,000/year for books/supplies and a Monthly housing allowance for students attending school over half time.

How to Apply:

    1. Navigate to How Do I apply
    2. Select Find your education benefits form.
      • Complete the questions to receive the correct form.
  1. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu:
    1. Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for Post 9/11 GI Bill
      • The VA will mail this to you after they’ve processed your online application.

Montgomery GI Bill® (Ch. 30 - MGIB)

Eligibility:  If you served at least 2 years on active duty and were honorably discharged, AND you paid into the MGIB during your first 12 months of service.

Summary:  The VA will pay you a monthly benefit depending on how much money you contributed to the MGIB and how many credits you are enrolled in for each term.

How to Apply:

    1. Navigate to How Do I apply
    2. Select Find your Education Benefits form.
      • Complete the questions to receive the correct form.
  1. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu:
    1. Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for Montgomery GI Bill
      • The VA will mail this to you after you complete the forms from Step 1.

VA Vocational Rehabilitation (Ch. 31 – VR&E)

Eligibility:  You may be eligible for VR&E benefits if you are a Veteran and you meet all of the following:  Did not receive dishonorable discharge AND Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% from VA and have .

Summary:  While VR&E benefits are not considered to be education benefits (they are Vocational Rehabilitation benefits), the program may approve the cost of tuition and fees, books, and all necessary supplies for the student.  In addition to covering the cost of post-secondary education, they will also pay the student a monthly benefit while taking classes.

How to Apply: 

  1. Log into your eBenefits.va.gov account and apply for Vocational Rehabilitation.
  2. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu
    • AFTER you have been approved for the program, send a copy of your class schedule to your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor so that they can send an authorization to 亚色视频’s Veterans Resource Center.

Wisconsin GI Bill for Veterans

Eligibility:  You are eligible for the WI GI Bill if you entered active military duty as a WI resident OR if you’ve resided in WI for at least five years immediately preceding the beginning of the semester AND one of the following:

  • You served on active duty for 90 days or more during a war period.
  • You served in a crisis zone.
  • You served on active duty for 2 consecutive years or more,
  • You were discharged due to a service-connected disability, a disability subsequently adjudicated to have been a service connected disability, for reason of hardship, or due to a reduction of forces.

You also should have received an Honorable or General-Under Honorable Conditions discharge type.

Please Note:  All available federal Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits must be used before a veteran becomes eligible for WI GI Bill benefits. This includes benefits that may have been transferred to an eligible spouse or child.  WI GI Bill may be used in conjunction with the federal Post 9/11 GI Bill if the veteran was awarded less than 100% of the federal Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Summary:  The Wisconsin GI Bill provides up to a 100% waiver of the state-set tuition rate at Wisconsin Technical Colleges and universities. Please note that the WI GI Bill only covers program and material fees. Not all fees associated with classes are covered. This benefit is for veterans and dependents of deceased (in line of duty or from service-connected disability) or disabled (service-connected) veterans for up to 8 full-time semesters or 128 credits (whichever is more).

How to Apply:

This will provide the steps for the fastest approval of WI GI benefits through 

  1. Go to 
  2. Click “Register” if you do not already have an account and fill out the required information.
  3. Once you click “register” you will have to log on to the email account you used to register.
  4. Complete the online application.
  5. One approved by WDVA, 
  6. Complete Certification Request Form

Alternatively, you can fill out and submit it to WDVA with required documentation 12 .

  • Copy of Veterans DD214 (member 4 copy)
  • If the veteran does NOT have WI listed as their home of record on their DD214, you will need to send proof of 5-year residency in the state of WI (copy of WI Driver’s License, copy of a filed state of WI income tax returns, State of WI resident hunting or fishing licenses, state of WI voting record, or DD Form 2058 (State of Legal Residence Certificate).
  • Copy of the veteran’s service-connected disability rating letter from the federal VA.

If the veteran is deceased, a copy of the veteran’s death certificate must be submitted with the application for a spouse or dependent.

Wisconsin Retraining Grant

Eligibility:  Work with your Department of Workforce Development Office to find out if you meet the eligibility requirements by calling 920-448-6783 to talk to the Veterans Employment Representative.

Summary:  If you are an unemployed or underemployed veteran, you may receive up to $3,000 per year, for a maximum of two years, if you have a financial need while being retrained for employment.

How to Apply:

  1. Contact the Veterans Employment Representative at the Department of Workforce Development at 920-448-6783 to start the application process.
  2. After you complete the application with your personal information, you will need to bring it to 亚色视频’s Welcome Center to have the rest of the application filled out by your Academic Advisor, Financial Aid, and then signed off by one of the two School Certifying Officials in the Veterans’ Resource Center.
  3. The Veterans’ Resource Center will send your application to the WI Department of Veterans Affairs to be processed.
  4. There will be more paperwork to fill out in order to receive your second payment from the WI Department of Veterans Affairs.  Please contact the Veterans Employment Representative from the Department of Workforce Development to obtain the second form.  Once you complete the second form, you will need to bring it to 亚色视频’s Veterans’ Resource Center to be signed off and sent to the WI Department of Veterans Affairs.

VetEd

Eligibility:  Work with your Department of Workforce Development Office to find out if you meet the eligibility requirements by calling 920-448-6783 to talk to the Veterans Employment Representative.

Summary:  This program provides a reimbursement based on a credit-bank system that is based on length of active duty military service to eligible veterans who have not yet been awarded a bachelor’s degree.

How to Apply:

Contact the Veterans Employment Representative at the Department of Workforce Development at 920-448-6783 to start the application process.

Benefits for spouses and dependents

Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (Ch. 35 - DEA)

Eligibility:  If you’re the child or spouse of a Veteran and one is true of the Veteran: Is permanently and totally disabled due to a service-connected disability OR died while on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability.  If neither is true, you may be able to .

Summary:  The VA will send you a monthly payment depending on how many credits you are enrolled in for each term.

How to Apply:

    1. Navigate to How Do I apply
    2. Select Find your Education Benefits form.
      • Complete the questions to receive the correct form.
  1. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu
    • Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for Chapter 35 – DEA (the VA will mail this to you after they’ve processed your online application.

Wisconsin GI Bill for Veterans

Eligibility Spouses and Children/Stepchildren of Veteran are eligible if all of the below have been met:

  • The veteran must have been awarded a service-connected disability rating of at least 30% by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Must currently be a WI resident and be an un-remarried surviving spouse, spouse, child, or stepchild of an eligible WI veteran.
  • A spouse or child must use the federal Post 9/11 benefits before using the WI GI Bill (unless the Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits that were transferred to them are less than 100%).
  • The dependent child is only eligible to use the WI GI Bill until they turn 26 years old.
  • The spouse or child must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Summary:  The Wisconsin GI Bill provides up to a 100% waiver of the state-set tuition rate at Wisconsin Technical Colleges and universities. Please note that the WI GI Bill only covers program and material fees. Not all fees associated with classes are covered. This benefit is for veterans and dependents of deceased (in line of duty or from service-connected disability) or disabled (service-connected) veterans for up to 8 full-time semesters or 128 credits (whichever is more).

How to Apply:

Please note that eligibility for the WI GI Bill is a two-part process. WDVA certifies the veteran is eligible, and 亚色视频 determines the student (veteran, spouse, or child) is eligible for the tuition remission based upon state law.

  1. Complete and/or send the following to VeteranServices@nwtc.edu:
    • Copy of Birth Certificate or Marriage License (or both to show relationship between stepchild and veteran)
  2. Complete and/or send the following to the WI Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) by mail or fax (Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Attn: WI GI Bill Eligibility, P.O. Box 7843, Madison, WI 53707-7843 OR608-267-0403 (fax).
    • (signed by the veteran if the veteran is alive and legally competent)
    • Copy of Veterans DD214 (member 4 copy)
    • If the veteran does NOT have WI listed as their home of record on their DD214, you will need to send proof of 5-year residency in the state of WI (copy of WI Driver’s License, copy of a filed state of WI income tax returns, State of WI resident hunting or fishing licenses, state of WI voting record, or DD Form 2058 (State of Legal Residence Certificate).
    • Copy of the veteran’s service-connected disability rating letter from the federal VA.
    • If the veteran is deceased, a copy of the veteran’s death certificate must be submitted with the application for a spouse or dependent.

MyCAA Scholarship for spouses

Eligibility:  Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades.

Summary:  The MyCAA Scholarship pays tuition costs for education and training courses and examinations leading to an associate degree (excluding associate degrees in General Studies, Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies that do not have a concentration).

How to Apply:

  1. Prior to requesting MyCAA financial assistance (FA), military spouses are required to work together with their Academic Advisor to develop an Education and Training Plan (E&TP).  Before any funding can be approved, this plan will be uploaded by the spouse into their MyCAA Account for review.  Decisions on the approval or disapproval of these plans can take up to 14 calendar days. Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program staff check to ensure the plan created supports the spouse’s career goal listed in their MYCAA account.
  2. Once your Education and Training Plan (E&TP) has been uploaded into your MyCAA Account, you will contact 亚色视频’s Student Finance Department to let them know that you plan on using the MyCAA Scholarship, and that you have already loaded your E&TP into your MyCAA account by emailing them at StudentFinance@nwtc.edu.



Contact Us

Phone: 920-498-6928
Email: VeteranServices@nwtc.edu
Location: Green Bay Campus, SC134

Located on the Green Bay campus, the Veterans Resource Center offers information and help with educational benefits, services, and community resources; plus, a private lounge with snacks!

See a full list of all programs at 亚色视频 along with everything you need to know about Admissions and how to pay for college.

GI Bill庐 is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at 

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