You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.

State Education Benefits

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Iowa National Guard Tuition Aid Program:
Program provides $2,700 per semester for full-time students, which equals full-time tuition at Iowa’s public universities, and $196 per credit hour for part-time students. In addition, state schools will refund tuition to mobilized soldiers. Private school attendees get 50 percent tuition assistance, not to exceed the Regents University tuition rate.
Eligibility: Present Iowa National Guard members in good standing.

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
Phone: (515) 281-3317
Fax: (515) 281-6544