Aid for Veterans

  • Morton College Thanks You for Your Dedication and Service

    The Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping veterans secure the educational benefits they have earned through their service.

    A variety of programs offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), provides resources that can provide funds to help veterans work toward their educational goals.

    Morton College has been approved to process the following educational benefits from Illinois state and federal programs for students who qualify.

    Tuition Assistance

    Tuition Assistance is a benefit granted to eligible students who are members of the armed forces. Students must contact their commanding officer to obtain the application. Authorizations for tuition benefit payments must be submitted to the Cashier’s Office at the time of enrollment.

    Military Service Credit

    Military veterans who have served at least one year of active duty and have been honorably discharged are eligible for four semester hours of credit in physical education to be applied to their transcripts. Additional credit may be granted for training received in certain service schools. A copy of the DD214 must be filed with the Office of Admissions and Records.

    Federal Financial Aid

    Students may also be eligible to apply for Federal Financial Aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Both military benefits and financial aid, if eligible, may be used during the same semester.

    Other Resources

    For more information on medical and outreach support, visit Morton College's Support for Veterans page.