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
Nevada Military College Tuition Fees:
Those active duty service members and their families will be exempt from university fees while permanently stationed on a military facility within Nevada.
Eligibility: Member of the Armed Forces of the United States, on active duty, stationed in Nevada as a result of a permanent change of duty station pursuant to military orders, or a person whose spouse, family or legal guardian is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in Nevada as a result of a permanent change of duty station pursuant to military orders.
Nevada Veterans Tuition Assistance: 50 percent of all fees paid at state universities or community colleges.
Eligibility: Army Reserves and National Guard service member.
Nevada National Guard Tuition Waiver Program:
The University of Nevada System provides 100% tuition waiver, excluding some laboratory and university fees, to all current and newly recruited members of the Nevada National Guard at all state universities and community colleges. There is no limit on number of credits taken.
Eligibility: Available for traditional classroom education only and students/National Guard member must maintain a 2.0 GPA per semester.
Nevada National Guard Educational Encouragement Fund:
Reimbursement may be made for up to 50% of the tuition paid by the member and will be based on classes completed with a “ C” or better at selected accredited Nevada institutions for undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs.
Eligibility: National Guard service member.
Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education
3663 East Sunset Road, Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89120