During reintegration into civilian life, Veterans may be interested in entering or returning to educational studies. The resources on this page provide educational support to Veterans throughout the college application process, and for those enrolled in higher education programs through advocacy, support, and counseling.

ACT Now Education

ACT Now Education is more than a resource for career opportunities. It is a pathway to personal and professional growth. Making the transition into the career field, just starting your journey, or maybe you are looking to go into a different direction, ACT Now Education will help you reach your goals. Regardless of your current status, it can be challenging not knowing where to begin, and that can hold back aspirations and dreams back for years. From the latest certifications & apprenticeships to the transitioning checklists for retiring service members, we will point you in the right direction.

Blue Star Academy

Blue Star Academy was established by dedicated military family members to serve the unique educational needs of military-connected students. Their mission is to identify and support the needs of military-connected students.

(267) 415-7539

Service to School

Service to School (S2S) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides free college and grad school application counseling to military veterans and servicemembers. Their goal is to help veterans gain admission to the best college for them while empowering each veteran to make informed decisions about their education.

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is the premier organization leading service, research, programs, and advocacy for veterans in higher education. They act as a catalyst for student veteran success by providing resources, network support and advocacy to, through, and beyond higher education. Through a network of more than 1,500 on-campus chapters, SVA has been inspiring tomorrow’s leaders since 2008 to ensure they achieve their greatest potential.

(202) 223-4710

Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas. The primary goal of the program is to increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete postsecondary education programs.