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The Iowa Department of Education has been designated by the governor of the state of Iowa as the location for the Iowa State Approving Agency. The State Approving Agency is responsible for approving all GI Bill programs in Iowa for veterans and other eligible persons. (Program approval is a function of the State not the Department of Veterans Affairs.)

Information: Iowa Department of Education Veterans and Military Education
Post 9/11 GI Bill Information

Home Base Iowa

Home Base Iowa helps Veterans and transitioning Service Members to find positions at Iowa companies, pursue continued education, continue their service through the Guard or Reserves or any combination of those.

National Guard Tuition Benefits

Present Iowa National Guard members in good standing are eligible for up to $2,700 per semester for full time enrollment. Part-time students are eligible for $196 per semester hour. Additionally, Guard members who are mobilized will receive a tuition refund.
Information: National Guard Tuition Benefits
Contact Information:To learn more call, 515-252-4579

Operation Recognition High School

This program furnishes an honorary high school diploma to qualifying veterans who did not complete high school (in Iowa) due to armed service enlistment. The application form is used by the IDVA and the Department of Education to establish eligibility for honorably discharged veterans.
Apply: Operation Recognition High School

War Orphan Tuition Assistance:

Children of Iowa veterans killed in action following September 11, 2001 are eligible for up to $11,844.00 per year in tuition assistance at an Iowa post-secondary institution. Children qualify up to the age of twenty-six (26). Dependents of those killed in action prior to September 11, 2001 are eligible for $600 per year with a maximum of $3,000. Residency is required to receive this benefit.
Information: War Orphan Tuition Assistance
Apply: War Orphan Tuition Assistance Application

Branstad/Reynolds Scholarship Fund

The Branstad-Reynolds Scholarship fund provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children of deceased military service members who died while in an active military status after September 11, 2001. The Scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines.
Information and Application: Branstad/Reynolds Scholarship Fund

 

Upcoming Events

Elevate Ambassador Training

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Celebrate Manufacturing Day & Month!

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NICC Manufacturing Day Tours

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