• Chapter 31: Veteran Readiness and Employment
  • Chapter 33: Post-9/11 GI Bill®
    • The Post 9/11 GI Bill®  provides benefits for students who served in the military on active duty for at least 90 aggregate days after September 10, 2001, or if the student was discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge. For further information and to apply visit: Post-9/11 GI Bill®
    • Fry Scholarship: The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Eligible beneficiaries attending school may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level. For further information and to apply visit Fry Scholarship.
  • Chapter 35: Survivors and Dependents Assistance
    • Survivors and Dependents assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or eligible dependents of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Visit Survivors and Dependents Assistance to apply or get more information.
  • Missouri Returning Heroes Act
    • The Missouri Returning Heroes Education Act is a Missouri law that requires public institutions to limit eligible combat veterans’ tuition to $50 per credit hour for undergraduate coursework. Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, provide a DD-214, and be eligible to vote or registered to vote in Missouri, or be a current resident of Missouri.
    • Please submit completed Missouri Returning Heroes Education Act form to finaid@sfccmo.edu
  • Tuition Assistance
    • Military Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Congress has authorized each service the ability to pay up to 100 percent for the tuition expenses of its members. Each service has its own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application process, and restrictions. This money is normally paid directly to the college by the individual services. Please contact your education office or unit or visit these sites for more information:

Please get approval from your Educational Service Officer (ESO) or counselor within your unit prior to enrolling.

Tuition Assistance at State Fair Community College is processed through our Business Office.  For any other tuition assistance questions contact our Business Office at (660) 530-5826 or busoffice@sfccmo.edu.

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