Welcome to MVNU. We are a Veterans Friendly Institution of Higher Education and offer many degree paths to assist you in obtaining your degree
We certify many different VA Programs and are happy to work with you and the VA to assist with the cost of your education at MVNU. Some of our benefits include the Yellow Ribbon program and the Ohio National Guard Scholarship program.
Because MVNU is a Veterans friendly institution of Higher Education we have developed a list of our current VA benefits and scholarship programs that could be helpful to you. We have also provided links and step-by-step guides to apply for these benefits.
MVNU Accepted VA Benefits
Below is the list of MVNU accepted VA Benefits. Please note that these benefits require certain eligibility requirements to apply for.
- GI Bill® all Chapters
- Post 9/11 (chapter 33)
- The post 9/11 GI Bill is an education benefit program for service members who have served on active duty after September 11, 2001. The eligibility for this program is that you must have served at least 90 days on active-duty status to obtain this benefit.
- Montgomery GI Bill Select Reserve (Chapter 1606)
- The Montgomery GI Bill Select Reserve offers 36 months of education and training benefits for those who are National Guard or Reservists. To be eligible you must meet these requirements: have a 6-year service obligation; completed your initial active duty for training; have a High School diploma, and be in good standing while serving in an active Selected Reserve unit. For a step-by-step process for applying please visit the link below.
- Step by step application process: Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)
- Post 9/11 (chapter 33)
- Yellow Ribbon
- The Yellow Ribbon program allows institutions of higher learning to enter voluntarily into an agreement with DVA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the annual tuition cap. This payment is made directly to the school on behalf of the student. To be eligible you must meet one of these requirements: have served at least 36 months on active duty and were honorably discharged; be a purple heart recipient; served for at least 30 continuous days and were discharged from active duty for a service connected disability or are a dependent of a veteran who is eligible.
- Ohio Guard Scholarship Program
- The Ohio Guard Scholarship program is a benefit that is available to all Guardsmen in the state of Ohio. The following link is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for the Ohio National Guard Scholarship (Ohio National Guard Education Programs and Services). There is also a paper application link below and a link to the website where you will apply for the scholarship each term.
- Term Deadlines:
- Fall term deadline: 1 July
- Spring term deadline: 1 November.
- If this is your first time applying you will need to fill out this statement of understanding and turn it into your readiness NCO: prg-information-1.pdf (ohio.gov).
- Paper Application: prg-information-2.pdf (ohio.gov)
- Website: Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program
- Federal tuition assistance program pays veterans up to $250 per credit hour for educational needs. Please see the FTA handbook to see if you are eligible and to learn more about the program.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Links to Government Websites:
- GI Bill Online Certification - Welcome to the GI Bill Website - U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (va.gov)
- GI Bill comparison Tool - GI Bill Comparison Tool | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)
- VA phone number to request hard copy of GI bill Application - 1-888-442-4551
- Step by step guide for Applying for VA benefits - Apply For Education Benefits | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)
- Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program - Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program
- Ohio National Guard Benefits Handbook - arng-education-benefits-handbook.pdf (ohio.gov)
- Yellow Ribbon Website - Yellow Ribbon Program | Veterans Affairs (va.gov)
Military-Friendly Degree Programs Built Just for You
In terms of earning a bachelor’s or graduate degree, veterans, active-duty military members, and their spouses have specific educational needs. Flexibility is essential in the event you go through a location transfer, are deployed, or are a reservist with a busy schedule. As well, the traditional college environment usually isn’t ideal for many military members who recently returned home, yet would like to get an edge in the workforce and add to their extensive, often job-ready experience.
With a history of serving military members, MVNU’s GPS programs are ideal for both veterans and active personnel. Many of our bachelor’s and graduate degrees are 100% online, allowing you to complete your education right from home or anywhere in the world you happen to be and eliminating the need to transfer credits, should you move to a new location.
Giving you an edge, curricula for our military-friendly degree programs are developed by experts and continually updated. We pair this with a stimulating classroom environment, where your professors and peers encourage your personal and professional success. Throughout, all programs weave in biblical values, emphasize leadership principles and an ethical mindset, and open up the opportunity for service projects.
Further helping you work around your current schedule, military members can take classes one at a time online. As you think about taking the next step, explore all of our military-friendly online degree programs.
Master of Arts in Education programs designed for individuals looking to earn initial licensure and start a teaching career are designated with a “*”. M.A.Ed. programs designed for currently licensed teachers to expand their credentials are designated with a “**”. Not sure which program is for you? Review them all here: Master of Arts in Education
^ Fast-Track MBA - MVNU offers an accelerated online version of our award-winning MBA program. Students complete it on an 11- or 15-month track by taking two courses at a time.
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