Veteran's Benefits

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Fast Facts



  • Alvernia was named one of the top 15% Military Friendly Schools in the U.S.
  • 61 veteran students enrolled at Alvernia this academic year.
  • Alvernia has seen a 40% increase in veteran enrollment since 2008.

Veteran’s Benefits

Along with Tuition Assistance and various Montgomery GI Bill® Benefits, service members can apply for federal assistance.

Financial Aid is available for to those who qualify. Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, was established to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and work study programs for education beyond high school. The Federal Student Aid website, www.studentaid.gov contains valuable information on how to select a school, how to apply for admissions, and how to receive federal financial assistance. To determine if you qualify for federal grants and/or loans, as well as state and Alvernia University assistance, you must complete the FAFSA online at www.FAFSA.gov.




Learn more about the New Post 9/11 GI Bill (a.k.a. Chapter 33 Benefits).

Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program.

For resources available to military spouses, go to www.MilSpouse.Org.

Military Resources—MyHELPList: Information and Assistance for Military Service and Family Members During Tough Economic times http://www.turbotap.org/portal/transition/resources/PDF/MyHelpList.pdf

For other information on VA Benefits, please visit http://www.gibill.va.gov/

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 www.benefits.va.govlgibill.

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Office of Student Financial Planning

 

400 Saint Bernardine Street
2nd Floor – Bernardine Hall
Room 1103
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8356
Fax: 610.796.8336
va.benefits@alvernia.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Summer Office Hours*
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 5 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Starting June 4th

 

 

 




Alvernia veteran students share their experiences about applying and attending Alvernia.