It’s Your Turn Now… The Wescoe School is proud to support military personnel and veterans seeking to continue their education.
If you’re browsing this site, you’re taking the first important step in making use of the benefits entitled to you as a United States serviceperson. The academic advisors at The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College look forward to welcoming you to our campus.
Yellow Ribbon Program at Muhlenberg College
Under the post 9/11 GI Bill tuition and fees are fully covered for
those veterans with 100% eligibility attending The Wescoe School. To
honor and thank
our veterans, Muhlenberg College has partnered
US Department of Veterans affairs in
offering a scholarship to cover
between the cost of tuition and the
amount offered by the post 9/11 GI Bill, thereby
100% of the tuition costs for eligible
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We are excited to help you navigate the process to explore majors, understand your benefits, register for classes each semester, and be available for advising throughout your entire time with us.
If you served on Active Duty, you might be eligible for education
benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. For example, the
Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for educational and housing
expenses to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after
September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a a service-connected
disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be
eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
If you are currently serving in the military, you may be eligible
for funding offered through the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance
program. Check your eligibility status and the amount for which you qualify
with your Service prior to enrolling.
If you are the spouse or child of a service member who is serving
on active duty Title 10 orders in the paygrades of E1-E5, O1-O2, or W1-W2, you
may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Defense for
education, training, and/or the occupational license and credentials necessary
for a portable career.
If you are the spouse or child of a service member, you may be
eligible for transfer of the service member's Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits to
We suggest the following:
1). Contact the Wescoe School office to make a day or evening appointment with one of our advisors: 484-664-3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2).Complete the application for the Post 9/11 GI Bill @ http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
3). Bring a copy of your certificate of eligibility, any previous course transcripts and a copy of your
DD-214 (for Credit for Prior Learning evaluation).
4). Together we’ll plan an academic and/or career path that works for you.http://www.newgibill.org/blog/going_back_school_advice_fellow_vet
5).The Wescoe School provides tuition deferment, as well as book vouchers to our student veterans. Please see your advisor for assistance.
Readmission for Military Deployment:
Students on leave for military deployment will be readmitted with the same acadmic status achieved when last attended. Length of absense not to exceed 5 years. (Exceptions being Veterans with dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge or court martial offenses).
The Wescoe School is here to support your college experience every step of the way. We recognize the important contributions and sacrifices you and your family have made and now it’s your turn to enjoy one of the valuable benefits of your service to our country.
In addition to our academic advising, we invite you to take part in a special course created just for military personnel and/or their spouse at no cost to you. Contact The Wescoe School at 484-664-3300 for additional information.
Other Helpful Links:
1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) to speak with a Veterans Benefits Counselor
Application for Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) GI Bill http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
Yellow Ribbon Program Information http://gibill.va.gov/GI_Bill_Info/CH33/Yellow_ribbon.htm
Benefit Comparison Chart http://www.gibill.va.gov/GI_Bill_Info/CH33/Benefit_Comparison_Chart.htm
GI Benefits Calculator, and Step by Step Guide on Receiving Benefits
For more information for military personnel including government benefits, scholarships, discounts, lifelong friends, mentors, great stories of military life or missions, and much more please visit one of the sites below.