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Old 05-28-2018, 04:31 AM
 
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Some states have been providing tuition waivers at public colleges and universities to veterans for years:

Connecticut.
Illinois.
Massachusetts.
Montana.
South Dakota.
Texas.
Wisconsin.
Wyoming



Best to read up on the residency requirements. Most all require state residency BEFORE entering the military. .

Some are separate and distinct from any "GI Bill".

LINK
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:58 AM
 
Location: San Diego CA
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We have family members in California who are vets and whose children have gone to community college with free tuition and books.
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Old 05-28-2018, 07:19 PM
 
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For some CC's in Illinois, you must graduate from a public school in the area.

Chicago - City Colleges of Chicago require you to graduate from a CPS high school and also test well.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/cp...ips-so-easily/

http://www.ccc.edu/departments/pages...holarship.aspx
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Old 05-30-2018, 08:34 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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We have family members in California who are vets and whose children have gone to community college with free tuition and books.
Usually they have to be rated by the VA and have some sort of disability rating for this. I knew several guys that did this in CA just for this reason because they didn't want to pay for their kids college.
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Old 06-17-2018, 05:38 PM
 
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https://www.in.gov/dva/2378.htm


Indiana gives 4 years free tuition to dependents of disabled retired veterans. Both myself and my ex husband are originally from Indiana. My son is currently working on getting residency in Indiana.
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Old 06-25-2018, 06:40 PM
 
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Seems I'm SOL. Joined the Navy in the late 1980's in the State of Florida. Lived in California most of my Active Duty career. On AD for Desert Shield\Storm serving in the Persian Gulf region (awarded SouthWest Asia Service Medal). Left AD in the late 1990's and finishing up 20 years as Reservist. Looking at what the states offer, unless I get some sort of service connected VA disability rating, I'm pretty much out of luck. My MGIB expired years ago.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:07 AM
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Location: Bel Air, California
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I paid $1/semester at a Minnesota vo-tech college.
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