Veteran Benefits - Category: Education-Scholarships

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A Soldier's Child Foundation

Our mission is to serve the Children of ALL fallen military personnel, who have lost their lives on active duty, and post service related deaths that were due to a service related injury or illness.

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
American Addiction Centers

To provide quality, compassionate, and innovated care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.

 

Service Area:
Nevada, Florida
American Legion Post 199 Eastern Shore

They are committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

 

Service Area:
Alabama
CyberVets

Welcome to CyberVetsUSA, an industry-led initiative that provides FREE online training, certification and employment opportunities to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists, and military spouses looking to enter the cyber workforce! Offering the latest cyber courses (see offerings below) and certifications from industry-leading tech companies, CyberVetsUSA is a skills-to-jobs pathway that aims to fast-track veterans into high-demand cyber careers.

NOTE: CyberVetsUSA is currently offering priority access to veterans seeking employment in the following targeted states: Arizona, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia. Candidates outside of these target locations will be accepted based on availability.

How Does It Work?

Explore Course Offerings

IT/Cyber courses are available primarily as self-paced, online trainings to be completed within a 12-14 week time frame. Depending on current skills, personal learning preference, and available time commitment, participants can pick the course that best suits them.

Training consists of the following six tracks:

Cybersecurity Operations
Security Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Operations/Technical Support
Security Management
Network Security

Participants who successfully complete the program will be prepared for an industry certification and entry level cyber positions. The following is a list of the current CyberVets course offerings aligned to the respective job path:

Software/System QA
Systems/Network Administrator
Technical Support
Security Engineer
Network Engineer
Systems Engineer
Software Developer
Data Analysts

Industry Certifications

Once the course is completed, a free voucher is offered to the participant to obtain an industry certification for the related cyber course. Participants are highly encourage to complete the relevant certifications offered as these credentials are highly valued by employers.

Mentoring & Career Resources

During training, participants will gain access to academic advisers, mentors, and virtual communities to enhance their learning experience. In addition, career resources (including resume writing, interview techniques, and career exploration) will be made available to those who achieve a 30% course completion milestone. Additional support may be provided to those who successfully complete the industry training, including career coaching and job placement.

Employment Connection

Employment is a key success metric for CyberVetsUSA, and we want to ensure veterans have direct access to meaningful employment opportunities. Therefore, participants will be invited to join the Talent Bridge for Veterans job-matching engine, sponsored by Cisco, to build their professional profile and explore real-time job openings from hundreds of employers looking for qualified tech talent.

Our Partners

CyberVetsUSA is a public/private partnership between tech employers, local and state government agencies, institutions of higher education, nonprofit and Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) all working together to minimize barriers to entry and increase the available pool of qualified cyber talent.

Industry Partners

Cisco
Amazon
NetApp
NDG
ISC
Fortinet
Palo Alto Networks

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
Gratitude Initiative

Gratitude Initiative (GI) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit whose mission is to provide educational support and college scholarships to the children of our military service members, veterans, disabled veterans, and those killed in defense of our country.

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
Military Connection

MilitaryConnection.com features thousands of pages of resources and information, and is one of the most comprehensive directories of military and Veteran resources on the web. MilitaryConnection.com takes great pride in using its significant reach to assist, provide resources and facilitate win/win partnerships with wonderful non-profits, associations and government agencies serving those who serve. There is something for everyone, including a Job Board, Virtual Job Fair, Post 9/11 GI Bill information, scholarship directory, and school directory. There is also news, events, pay charts, benefits, service directories, commissaries & exchanges, golf courses, and much more.

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
NC4Vets

Veteran service organization

 

Service Area:
North Carolina
Paralyzed Veterans of America 

Paralyzed Veterans of America has been a leading advocate for quality health care, spinal cord research, VA benefits and civil rights for veterans and all people with disabilities.

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
PenFed Foundation

Our Vision and Mission
Our vision is that all service members are able to serve our nation free of financial worry and that every veteran has a strong financial future.

The mission of the PenFed Foundation for Military Heroes is to empower military service members, veterans and their communities with the skills and resources to realize financial stability and opportunity.

The Foundation’s Values
Service: Focus on the mission and giving back to those who gave for us.

Collaboration: Build unity of effort — within the Foundation, with our donors and beneficiaries, with the PenFed Credit Union, through partnerships with other veteran service organizations, and through supporting nonprofits whose work supports or supplements our programs.

Trust: Behave with integrity and in ways that build trust within the Foundation, with our beneficiaries and with our donors.

Empathy: Understand and respect the experience and perspectives of our colleagues, beneficiaries, and donors.

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
South Dakota National Guard Enlisted Association

The purpose of this organization shall be to perpetuate the National Guard, to hold all enlisted personnel of the South Dakota National Guard in proximity with each other, to promote and maintain adequate educational instruction which will endeavor to advance the status, welfare and professionalism of the enrolled members and to maintain adequate national security through the endeavors of the enlisted members of the South Dakota National Guard.

 

Service Area:
South Dakota
Special Forces Association

The Special Forces Association is a non-profit 501(c)(19) Veteran Service Organization with over 9,700 active members and 85 Chapters located throughout the United States and eight Countries around the world. One of the primary missions is to promote and support the general welfare of the Special Forces community, which is accomplished through three funds: The Emergency Relief Fund that provides immediate financial assistance to eligible members, their spouses, children, and grand-children in times of natural and unexpected disasters, the Scholarship Fund, an annual education assistance program providing education scholarships based on merit to children and grand-children of SFA members; and The Patriot Fund. established in 2007, provides support and assistance to the JFK Special Warfare Center and School, The Special Forces Command, and seven Special Forces Groups and Their families primarily through the Family Readiness Groups and the US Special Operations Command Care Coalition.

 

Texas Veterans Commission

The mission of the Texas Veterans Commission is to advocate for and provide superior service to veterans that will significantly improve the quality of life for all Texas veterans, their families, and survivors.

 

Service Area:
Texas
That Others May Live Foundation

Serving our Rescue Warriors, Veterans, and Families

Mission Statement
That Others May Live Foundation (TOMLF) provides support to the U.S. Air Force Rescue community and their families. We provide full post-secondary education funding to surviving children of fallen Rescue Heroes and merit-based scholarships for children of current and past warriors. In addition, we deliver immediate tragedy assistance funds to aid families and provide visible & invisible wound support to our active duty, veteran warriors, and their families.

Vision
USAF Rescue warfighters and families receive superior support from TOMLF so they can continue to confidently execute their high-risk missions “That Others May Live”.

Programs
Tragedy Assistance
Scholarship Program
Warfighter Support
Visible & Invisible Wounds Support

 

Service Area:
Online-Nationwide
The Mark Forester Foundation

Provides a college scholarship to at least one Haleyville High School student each year.

 

Service Area:
Alabama