Our approach is designed to help foster your success:
- Skilled military support team, many who are veterans, to provide guidance and perspective
- Faculty who understand you as a military learner
- Assistance with managing the impact of potential deployments, trainings, and relocations
- Military benefits, grants, and scholarships to help you pay for your education
- Programs to connect you to BSU, fellow students, and alumni
- Career services to guide you in leveraging your academic achievements
Benefits and Financial AidAs an active duty service member, you have access to many options for financing your education with Bridgewater State University. In addition to the benefits you receive from the government, you are also eligible for exclusive benefits provided by Penn State, and are eligible for other programs open to all students.
- Undergraduate Application Fee Waiver – Fee waived automatically
- VA Education Benefits – You may be entitled to Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33), Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapters 30 and 1606), and many other VA benefits
- Tuition Assistance – You may be eligible for funding offered through the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance (TA) program
- Federal Student Aid – Apply to learn if you may be eligible
Bridgewater State University’s Military CommitmentWe take our responsibility to military learners very seriously. We demonstrate this commitment through our compliance with the important standards established by the federal government, as well as through formal partnerships that benefit military learners.
BSU is compliant with:
- Department of Defense Voluntary Education Memorandum of Understanding
- Department of Veterans Executive Order 13607: Establishing Principles of Excellence
- 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success U.S. Department of Higher Education
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.