Veterans Education and Training

Education Assistance

Academic Credit for Military Veterans information and resources to obtain college credit for your military training.

WI GI Bill The Wisconsin G.I. Bill provides a full waiver of tuition and fees for eligible Veterans and their dependents for up to 8 full-time semesters or 128 credits at any University of Wisconsin System or Wisconsin Technical College System institution for continuing education, or for study at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Dept of Veteran Affairs GI Bill Website Current news and updates regarding the Montgomery GI Bill.

Wisconsin Veterans Educational Benefits The State of Wisconsin provides a number of educational programs for state Veterans that are in addition to any federal Veterans educational benefits that may be available. Eligibility varies between programs, including state residency requirements.

Military.com helps you select the right degree, find the right military-friendly school, find and use your benefits to pay for school and more. Also has current news and updates regarding the Montgomery GI Bill.

ACENet Military Guides web site related to converting military training to academic credit.

Training Assistance

Wisconsin Veterans Job Re-Training Grant Recently unemployed or underemployed Veterans may receive up to $3,000 per year, for a maximum of two years, if they have a financial need while being retrained for employment.

Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP) supports employment and training programs, through grants or contracts, program to meet the needs for workforce investment activities of Veterans with service-connected disabilities, Veterans who have significant barriers to employment, Veterans who served on active duty in the armed forces during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, and recently separated Veterans.

National Veterans Training Institute provides information on training and the resources for Veterans employment and training professionals. See VETS Fact Sheet for the program's summary.

Job Center of Wisconsin can connect you with current job openings statewide and nationally. Find information and links on many other Internet resources for employment, careers and training. Find your local Wisconsin Job Center.

Career OneStop is the portal to career planning, occupational information, training and employment resources provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Related Links

Veterans Business Development of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The mission of the Office of Veterans Business Development is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of all administration small business programs for Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their Dependents or Survivors.

Veterans Resource Connection is a resource for Active Duty Members, Transition Assistance Instructors, Veterans' Service Providers, and Military Veterans. It contains links to information related to employment, reemployment, training, education and benefits for our Nation's Veterans.

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