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Work-Study Allowance

The Work-Study Allowance is a Funded by military/requires military commitment sponsored by Veterans Affairs.

Award Information:

Amount of Funded by military/requires military commitment:
Requirements: Applicant must be a former member of the Armed Forces who is enrolled in school for three-quarter time or more and in receipt of VA educational assistance under one of the following: Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance (VEAP), the Montgomery G.I. Bill, or Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance. Preference is given to service-connected disabled veterans. Recipient may work up to 25 times the number of weeks in the students' enrollment period. The work-study allowance payments must be the Federal or state minimum wage and the services performed must be VA related. Reservists must perform the services at a Department of Defense facility related to VA matters.

Sponsorship provided by:

Veterans Affairs
Education Service, PO Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
Phone Number: 202 273 7132
Fax Number: 202 275 2636

You can find out more by contacting:

Any Veterans Affairs Regional Office

Phone Number: 800 827 1000

A good place to start is to thoroughly research the latest information on the funded by military/requires military commitment. The best shot of obtaining money is a result of initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, figure out the driving force for the Veterans Affairs and what they hope to achieve with the Work-Study Allowance. Once that is done, make sure you have a reasonable chance of being awarded the funded by military/requires military commitment. After figuring out that you have a decent shot that you can be a recipient of the Work-Study Allowance, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

A vital aspect in the process of trying for the funded by military/requires military commitment is properly completing the forms. Some forms are drawn-out and tedious, but it is absolutely critical that the forms are filled out precisely and thoroughly. Use caution to insure that you will not be bumped on a technicality.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Work-Study Allowance confers the award and makes payment of the money in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the funded by military/requires military commitment to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the Work-Study Allowance. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to cover the increasing costs of education, and having the additional resources of the Work-Study Allowance as a supplement to your own resources is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Work-Study Allowance, keep at it, search for additional funded by military/requires military commitments that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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