You served your country. Now you’re ready to embrace hands-on learning and put your career first. Thanks to a host of military benefits, you can pursue your passion and minimize your educational investment.

Hands-on learning is in reach.

As long as you’re eligible, you can take advantage of veterans’ benefits. The best part? They are considered gift aid, which means you typically don’t need to pay back a penny.

Benefit Opportunities

We encourage you to work with a member of our team to maximize your benefits. Your options may include:

Eligibility Guidelines

To be eligible and qualify for benefits awarded by Penn College, you must be in one of the following military affiliations:

  • Active Service MemberAny military member currently in an active duty or drilling reservist status in any branch of the uniformed services. Penn College requires that you show a valid military-issued ID card to verify active duty status.
  • VeteranAny person who served in any status with a branch of the uniformed services who has received a DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) that indicates 'Honorable' in block 24.
  • Dependent or Family MemberThis includes those who are entitled to VA educational benefits under Code of Federal Regulations, title 38, section 21 [Vocational Rehabilitation and Education (2011)]. Penn College requires a "member 4" or long form copy to verify Veteran Military status. Contact the Coordinator of Veteran & Military Services for clarification about Character of Service Narratives.
  • Covered IndividualAny individual who is entitled to educational assistance under chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits.

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