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EBenefits Guide

VA/DoD eBenefits is the result of a collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). We serve Veterans, Service members, Wounded Warriors, their family members, and their authorized caregivers.  Learn more about eBenefits here.

What We Offer You

  • A free Basic or Premium Account.
  • A secure environment where you can safely access your personal information and perform self-service tasks.
  • Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensation and various benefits.
  • Employment resources.
  • A personalized Dashboard that you can customize to suit your preferences and information needs.
  • Access to the National Resource Directory, which enables you to find links to resource based on subjects that interest you.

Our History

 In March 2007, the President's Commission on Care for Returning Wounded Warriors (Dole/Shalala) was established by Executive Order 13426. The Commission recommended the creation of a Web portal that would provide Service Members, Veterans, their families, and authorized caregivers with a single sign-on, central access point to clinical and benefits information. VA/DoD eBenefits is the result of the Commission's recommendation.

How to apply for eBenefits.

 


EBenefits Guide
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VA/DoD eBenefits is the result of a collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). We serve Veterans, Service members, Wounded Warriors, their family members, and their authorized caregivers.  Learn more about eBenefits here.

What We Offer You

  • A free Basic or Premium Account.
  • A secure environment where you can safely access your personal information and perform self-service tasks.
  • Applications (online and PDF) for disability compensation and various benefits.
  • Employment resources.
  • A personalized Dashboard that you can customize to suit your preferences and information needs.
  • Access to the National Resource Directory, which enables you to find links to resource based on subjects that interest you.

Our History

 In March 2007, the President's Commission on Care for Returning Wounded Warriors (Dole/Shalala) was established by Executive Order 13426. The Commission recommended the creation of a Web portal that would provide Service Members, Veterans, their families, and authorized caregivers with a single sign-on, central access point to clinical and benefits information. VA/DoD eBenefits is the result of the Commission's recommendation.

How to apply for eBenefits.

 


Higher Education Program

HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM (HEP)(formerly College 101)

HEP Guide

     This course is designed for the Active Duty Service member seeking to attend an institute of higher learning using military Tuition Assistance (TA). Training covered in the HEP course: choosing a career goal, determining an educational path to completing that goal, factors to consider when choosing an institute of higher education, and tuition assistance plus other forms of funding. Successful completion of this training course is required prior to receiving TA.


Higher Education Program
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HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM (HEP)(formerly College 101)

HEP Guide

     This course is designed for the Active Duty Service member seeking to attend an institute of higher learning using military Tuition Assistance (TA). Training covered in the HEP course: choosing a career goal, determining an educational path to completing that goal, factors to consider when choosing an institute of higher education, and tuition assistance plus other forms of funding. Successful completion of this training course is required prior to receiving TA.


Leadership Scholar Program

The LEADERSHIP SCHOLAR PROGRAM

The Marine Corps Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) is available to help qualified Marines seeking to earn an undergraduate degree when they transition back to civilian life after separation from active duty or retirement. To be eligible to participate in the LSP, Marines must be high school graduates and possess a minimum combined score of 70 or higher on the Armed Forces Qualification Test and a General Technical score of 115 or higher. The LSP will, at times, give a waiver to these requirements.  There are currently 220 campuses around the nation who participate in this program.  Among the participants are: the California State University System, University of North Carolina System, Columbia, and Colgate.  The requirements for admissions are determined by the individual college or university and vary by institution, but many require the SAT or ACT tests. To learn more about the LSP and if the university you want to attend is participating, visit

https://usmc-mccs.org/services/education/leadership-scholar/


Leadership Scholar Program
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The LEADERSHIP SCHOLAR PROGRAM

The Marine Corps Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) is available to help qualified Marines seeking to earn an undergraduate degree when they transition back to civilian life after separation from active duty or retirement. To be eligible to participate in the LSP, Marines must be high school graduates and possess a minimum combined score of 70 or higher on the Armed Forces Qualification Test and a General Technical score of 115 or higher. The LSP will, at times, give a waiver to these requirements.  There are currently 220 campuses around the nation who participate in this program.  Among the participants are: the California State University System, University of North Carolina System, Columbia, and Colgate.  The requirements for admissions are determined by the individual college or university and vary by institution, but many require the SAT or ACT tests. To learn more about the LSP and if the university you want to attend is participating, visit

https://usmc-mccs.org/services/education/leadership-scholar/


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