5 BEST Education Programs for US Military Spouses

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This Friday, May 11, USA celebrates the National Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The Typical Student team is congratulating all military spouses on this occasion!

The first National Military Spouse Appreciation Day was celebrated on April 17, 1984. And up to this day, we honor military spouses, since their contribution to the United States Armed Forces is not less than soldiers’ contribution!

Military spouses are the reliable and irreplaceable rear of the United States Army. They always support, help, and take care of the service members. So, we are proud to celebrate the National Military Spouse Appreciation Day this Friday. Thereby, we prepared a list of  five best education programs for US military spouses.

 

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  • Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance (DEA) Program

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance (DEA) is an education program that gives training and education opportunities to military spouses. The program includes up to forty-five months of education privileges.

 

Most of these privileges might be used for certificate and degree programs, correspondence courses, apprenticeships as well as on-the-job trainings. Find out more details about terms of documents submission and eligibility requirements on the Survivors Dependent Assistance official webpage.

  • Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program is an online service which provides information and consultations about career and education resources, assessments, and tools.

 

This service helps you to find the best education programs and job opportunities that will perfectly suit you. Find out more information about this SECO Program on the official military portal.

 

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  • General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant is an education program for full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members and their spouses.

Grant amounts vary from $500 to $4000 and awarded each year. You can find out more about the terms and conditions of getting General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant by visiting the official website.

  • Marine GySgt John D. Fry Scholarship Program

Marine GySgt John D. Fry Scholarship Program creates education benefits for the spouses and children of service members who died being on duty after September 10, 2001.

This program provides full coverage at state colleges and universities, as well as book allowance and a monthly stipend. Spouses can receive Fry Scholarship during fifteen years after a service member’s death or until remarrying. Check more eligibility details on the Fry Scholarship website.

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  • Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program gives Financial Assistance, that can be up to $4000, for military spouses who would like to participate in educational and degree programs in order to start their career. Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts basically help military spouses to find funding sources for getting education and further employment. Visit MyCAA official website to learn more about the program.

As you can see, government and non-profit organizations provide lots of education programs, services, and grants for the United States military spouses. There are great opportunities for getting a degree and employment for military spouses. Use your chance and participate in one of these programs, since they really provide a lot of wonderful benefits. Good luck in participating in one of these programs and congratulations on the National Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

 

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