North Dakota Veterans’ Benefits

In addition to federal programs such as the GI Bill, there are veterans benefits programs provided by the states.  The following are the North Dakota veterans’ benefits programs for education in 2018.

Veterans Educational Training (VET)

Available to honorably discharged North Dakota veterans, VET is a free program of study funded by the state of North Dakota to prepare you for a certification program, two-year or four-year college degree. The program provides refresher training, as well as training in English, computers, math, and study skills.

Dependent Tuition Waiver

Available to dependents of resident veterans who were killed in action or died from wounds or other service-connected causes, or were totally disabled as a result of service-connected causes. The dependent can attend any North Dakota state school and not pay any tuition or fees. The dependent must earn a degree or certificate within 45 months or 10 semesters.

National Guard State Tuition Assistance

The day you join the Army National Guard you become eligible for tuition assistance, even if you’re still in high school. Tuition assistance may be used in addition to the Montgomery G.I. Bill, Army National Guard G.I. Bill Kicker, Active Duty Montgomery G.I. Bill and Pell Grants. A 100% Tuition free education is the goal of the State Tuition Program. Fees can be substantial, up to $1,709.28, but continuing to pays fees cannot be guaranteed.


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For more information regarding Alabama veterans’ benefits, please visit – North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Website


Related state military and veteran information:

State Veterans’ Benefits – By State

North Dakota BAH Rates

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