Education

Download the 2016 Getting Uncle Sam to Pay for your College Degree Handbook
This handbook covers veterans educational assistance programs and resources.

Veterans Upward Bound Santa Ana

Veteran's Upward Bound Program (VUB): is a FEDERALLY FUNDED PROGRAM (Department of Education) that supports discharged military veterans in getting into the college or school of their choice. VUB is here to prepare veterans who have been out of school make the transition into higher education.
https://www.sac.edu/StudentServices/VUB/Pages/default.aspx


Cal State - Troops to College

Cal State Troops to College: The California State University offers unlimited opportunities to help veterans, active-duty service members and their families meet their personal and professional goals.
https://www.calstate.edu/veterans/


Download the 2016 Military Children's Scholarship Handbook
This handbook covers family education assistance programs and resources for veterans.

CFW

California College Fee Waiver: The California College Fee Waiver (CFW) program benefits the spouse and children of U.S. veterans.
https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/College-Fee-Waiver.aspx


CSAAVE

California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education: CSAAVE connects with school certifying officials, military education officials, training establishment and business officials, and selected Government officials in order to serve veterans and their families.
https://www.calvet.ca.gov/CSAAVE


Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

2016 Guide to Veterans Education Benefits:

User-friendly guide that includes features like grants, scholarship directories, career transition guide, complete list of veteran-friendly schools, and interviews with the top universities that have programs designed specifically to support veteran higher education.


GI Bill Comparison Tool

GI Bill Comparison Tool: Provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) this is an improved version of the GI Bill® Comparison Tool, which was first launched in February 2014. The GI Bill Comparison Tool is designed to make it easier for Veterans, service members, and dependents to estimate their GI Bill education benefits and learn more about VA's approved college, university, and other education and training programs across the country. It also provides key information about college affordability and value so beneficiaries can choose the best education program to meet their needs.
http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/


NRD - Education & Training

National Resource Directory - Education & Training: Find information on education and job training opportunities including scholarships, tuition assistance programs, the GI Bill, the Yellow Ribbon Program and more.
https://www.nrd.gov/education_and_training


UC Campus Veterans Services

UC Campus Veterans Services: UC campuses are committed to providing access and support to veterans and active-duty military personnel. Find veterans resources from available from different UC campuses.
http://www.ucop.edu/student-affairs/programs-and-initiatives/student-populations/veterans-and-active-duty-military-personnel.html


Veterans Center at Vanguard University

Veterans Center at Vanguard University: supports veterans by providing academic planning, financial advisement, and resources for professional, personal, and spiritual development designed to equip veterans to achieve their educational and professional goals.
http://www.ucop.edu/student-affairs/programs-and-initiatives/student-populations/veterans-and-active-duty-military-personnel.html


Yellow Ribbon Program Participating Institutions

Yellow Ribbon Program Participating Institutions: Degree-granting institutions of higher learning participating in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program agree to make additional funds available for your education program without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement. These institutions voluntarily enter into a Yellow Ribbon Agreement with VA and choose the amount of tuition and fees that will be contributed. VA matches that amount and issues payments directly to the institution.
http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon/yrp_list_2013.asp