Veterans

Veterans

Midland University is proud of all who have served our country and would like to assist you and your family in furthering your education.

Did  you know...

Midland University is a member of the Service member’s Opportunity Colleges (S.O.C.), a consortium of national higher education associations and institutions.

The votes have been tallied and we are pleased to be in the top 15% of military friendly colleges and universities in the nation! This ranking was based on research conducted by the Military Friendly Schools Organization of over 7,000 higher educational institutions nationwide; assessing which schools provided the best education, value, and welcoming atmosphere for military personnel.  

We have thousands of dollars in scholarships awaiting you. 

We will guide you through the Admissions process with ease!

1.  Submit your application for admission.

2.  Request an official copy of your military transcripts to be sent to the Midland University Registrar's Office. 

  • You may receive college credit for in-the-field work; credit is granted based on the recommendation of the American Council of Education (ACE) and DD214.

  • To request a copy of your military transcript, please click here.

3.  Submit an Immunization Waiver, and a copy of your military identification
     card (CAC):

  • If you have completed basic training, and are living off-campus, you have fulfilled the immunization requirement.
  • Basic training proves one MMR. Military personnel can provide proof of a second MMR, or can request a waiver under the "Religion/Personal" section of  the immunization form.
  • Please note, students who receive the waiver under this policy will not be allowed on campus in the event of a measles outbreak.

4.  Discover how affordable your Midland University education will be

Financial Aid Opportunities

Freedom Scholarship - All newly enrolled VA Education Benefit Eligible students will receive this scholarship, valued at a minimum of $2,000. 

Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program - This program allows U.S. higher education institutions to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. The institution can contribute up to 50% of those expenses, and the VA will match the same amount as the institution. Midland University has opted to participate at the full 50% level.

Scholarships for Military Members and Dependents - There are a wide variety of outside scholarships available, and many are based on the branch of service you served. We highly encourage you to use a scholarship search program to assist in finding these types of scholarships. Below are links to a few of the many possibilities:

Stateside Spouse Education Program (Army Spouses)

Scholarships for Military Children

Air Force Association Scholarships

Fund for Veteran’s Education

Troops to Teachers/Spouses to Teachers - These programs are designed to assist veterans and military spouses in becoming educators.

Different GI Bills

Forms for GI Bills

Comparison Chart

Veterans Vocational Rehab

BAH Calculator

Use this to find out how much they will be getting from GI bill™ for BAH.

Buy-Up Program

If you participated in the $600 buy-up under the Montgomery GI Bill™ or REAP, you will not receive the additional benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill™

Kickers

Individuals eligible for a kicker under another benefit, may receive the kicker under the Post- 9/11 GI Bill™. The monthly kicker amount will be prorated based on the individual’s rate of pursuit. Payment will be issued in a lump sum directly to the student.

Post – 9/11 GI Bill™ kickers will be payable only if the individual is entitled to a monthly housing allowance.   Payment will be issued with the monthly housing allowance.

Additional Information

Air Force  Scholarships

Army Scholarships

Coast Guard Scholarships

Marines Scholarships

Navy Scholarships

Veteran Services' location on MU's campus

Make an appointment to see:

Ben Ascher

1st floor of the Anderson Building
Office hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT
Phone: 402-941-6535
Email: BenjaminA@MidlandU.edu