Ohio 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 Ohio veterans’ benefits programs for education in 2018.

Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program

Eligible Ohio National Guard members can get up to 96 educational credits (12 full-time quarters or 8 full-time semesters) of tuition assistance toward an undergraduate degree at a participating Ohio school during their enlistment.

Members with a Bachelor’s degree aren’t eligible; however, possessing prior college credits or possession of an Associate’s degree does not affect eligibility.

Ohio War Orphans Scholarship

Available to children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio wartime veterans. The student must be enrolled as a fulltime time undergraduate  pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree at an eligible Ohio college or university. Ohio residency is required.

Applicants must be under the age of 25 and maintain a 2.0 GPA. The scholarship covers a portion of tuition and fees at two and four-year public schools and at eligible private colleges and universities, the amount changes every year.


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For more information regarding Ohio veterans’ benefits, please visit – Ohio Department of Veterans Services


Related state military and veteran information:

State Veterans’ Benefits – By State

Ohio BAH Rates

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