Archive for October, 2009

How Can Army Spouses Get Scholarships?

Oct 30th | In: army

As the spouse of a soldier in the U.S. Army, you may want to take advantage of programs designed to offer financial assistance and scholarship opportunities to family members looking to pursue educational and career goals. Earlier this year, the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veteran’s Administration (VA) announced brand new benefit programs designed to […]

Marine Tuition Assistance’s Eligibility Requirements

Oct 14th | In: Marine Corps, Military Spouse Tuition Assistance
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The Marines offer several programs designed to support the educational goals of its members. The Marine Corps provides up to 100 percent of the cost to service members who elect to pursue off-duty or voluntary education. This would include all active-duty and Reserve enlisted Marines on continuous active duty attending accredited colleges and universities. Officers […]

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)

Oct 12th | In: military spouse

What is Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts? The Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $6,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in Portable Career Fields. Who Is Eligible For Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts? Spouses of […]

Military Spouses Can Balance Their Education

Oct 02nd | In: military spouse

All you need is a set of clear objectives just like you would in mission or objective planning in the military.  After deciding to take advantage of the military education benefits you’ve earned through your service, you can use a simple, “SMART” method, as shown on www.military.com. for writing down your goals to assure that […]