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Military and Veteran Funding and Cost

Funding options to thank you for serving our country

With campuses located at more than 90 military installations across the globe and our long history of educating service men and women, Embry-Riddle Worldwide is committed to assisting active-duty military and veterans with educational funding. 

Many of Embry-Riddle Worldwide students come from a military background. Led by the same courage it takes to serve the country, active-duty military men and women embark on a new journey, to reach new goals.

If you are one of these courageous individuals, Embry-Riddle offers various funding options for you. See which ones you may qualify for.

Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Benefits

  • New in October 2014 -- Scholarship for military while using tuition assistance for an undergraduate degree:
    Beginning with the October 2014 term, the Worldwide Campus is awarding a $60-per-course scholarship to all servicemembers who are pursuing an undergraduate degree (associate or bachelor's) and are using Military Tuition Assistance. Together with our military discounted tuition rate, this scholarship reduces the out-of-pocket expenses to zero for most servicemembers while they use tuition assistance. No application is necessary.
  • Reduced tuition rates are available to all uniformed members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Application fee waivers are available in some instances 
  • If you need to drop or reschedule a course due to unanticipated official military travel or deployment, you will receive consideration for a drop with a refund. Review the policy.

If you wish to start your education and start using your Tuition Assistance, you can reach out to your Education Service Officer (ESO) who will guide you. If you need any assistance with the process at Embry-Riddle, you can contact us at (866) 567-7202.

Veterans’ Benefits

  • The Post 9/11 GI Bill® pays up to 100 percent tuition for qualifying students.
  • Eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® requires 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Use our chart to estimate your eligibility or call the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill® which pays tuition that exceeds the maximum annual Tuition and Fees of $18,077.50 (2012-2013), or $19,198.31 (2013-2014).

Learn more about using your Veteran's Benefits

Worldwide has dedicated VA counselors available to assist you and guide you through the process. If you have any questions, you can contact us at (855) 785-0001 or by e-mail at wwva@erau.edu.

Benefits for Spouses

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program is an employment assistance program providing eligible military spouses with up to $4,000 of financial assistance toward certification or associate degrees in a portable career field and occupation.

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