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Veteran Financial Assistance

Veteran Financial Aid

Veterans and active duty can apply for FAFSA (G.I. Bill ®  benefits do not override elegibility for FAFSA). However, Veteran scholars can also apply their G.I. Bill ® benefits to their educational expences. You can learn more about financial aid opportunities by visiting the UC Merced Financial Aid home page.


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the main page for veterans and veteran dependents to obtain assistance with apply and understanding their benefits. You can learn more about the different educational benefits and the process here.


Veteran Scholarships

Education grants and scholarships for military personnel, veterans, and their families is one way the United States thanks their servicemen and women. You can learn more about some scholarships and grants by visiting


Veteran Care Guide

Individuals who serve within the United States Military may qualify for certain monetary and medical benefits through the US Office of Veterans Affairs. This guide assists veterans and/or their spouses determine their eligibility and explains how to apply for benefits and other veteran care options

Click here to go to the website.


About the GI Bill®

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at