Helpful Websites

Federal Resources for Educational Benefits

Financial Aid
Source for free information, guidance, and tools for federal student assistance

Applying for Grants and Contracts
Guide to programs: descriptions, eligibility information, and contact numbers

Information on federal funding for elementary and secondary school programs for children

Free source on preparing for and funding education beyond high school

Benefits Summary Information
Overview of education-related benefits for veterans, military personnel, and their families.

External Links to Additional Educational-Related Resources 

Yellow Ribbon Student FAQs
Based on service requirements, potential entitlements from institutions of higher learning.

Post 9/11 GI Bill®
Lists educational benefits for military veterans who have served since Sept. 11, 2001.

Department of Defense Information on Education
Offers information on education programs beneficial to military personnel and their families

Department of Labor Veterans Training Services
Provides resources and expertise to assist and prepare veterans to obtain meaningful careers, maximize their employment opportunities, and protect their employment rights.

Other Programs & Services

Texas Troops-to-Teachers
Provides funds to recruit, prepare, and support former members of the military in a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge, and experience are most needed; also helps these individuals find employment in high-need local education agencies (LEAs) or charter schools.

Veteran's Upward Bound Program
Designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of post secondary education.

Disabled Veterans Services
Gives information that will assist our nation's disabled veterans and their families in understanding disability as defined by the law, accommodations, and potential discrimination.

Military Spouse
Provides information about employment and education specifically for military spouses.

Department of Education's Veterans Employment Program Office
Aimed at increasing the employment of non disabled and disabled veterans throughout the Department and encouraging their integration into the ED workforce nationwide through effective training, career development. and promotional opportunities.

DoD-ED Memorandum of Understanding
Establishes a framework for collaboration between the two departments to address the quality of education and the unique challenges facing K-12 children of military families.