Military and Veteran Educational Benefits

Military and Veteran Educational Benefits


As a Veteran, or eligible dependent, you may be able to receive entitlement funding based upon a service obligation.

The Mansfield University School Certifying Official will act as the liaison between you and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and will submit all necessary forms for benefits to which you may be entitled. The following is an overview of the options a Veteran or eligible dependent may be able to receive to assist them in funding their education.

Our VA School Certifying Official is Ms. Denise Davey located in 230 South Hall. You may also contact us via email at or at 570-662-4826.


To receive Veterans Education Benefits while attending Mansfield University, you must establish eligibility under one of the following programs:

  • Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
  • Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service
  • Chapter 33 - Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 35 - Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)
  • Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve

2017-18 MU Request for Certification Form (2017 Police Academy)

2018-19 MU Request for Certification Form (2018 Police Academy)

Other Aid Available for Veterans

How to Apply


If you are called to active duty, we want the withdrawal process to be easy and quick. Just fill out the Withdrawal from the University form and attach your deployment papers. Turn both forms into the Associate Director of Student Retention, Ms. Ruth Hermansen in 224 South Hall. You may also contact her at 570-662-4204 or

Re-Admittance after Deployment

If you choose to return to the University after deployment, there is no need to re-apply. Please contact the School Certifying Official, Ms. Denise Davey at or 570-662-4418 and let her know when you plan to return. The process for utilizing your educational benefits remains the same.

Veteran Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

U.S. Veterans Magazine

Air Force Aid Society

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

AFCEA Educational Foundation

AMVETS National Scholarships

NAVPA Scholarship

Veterans United Foundation

Thanks USA Scholarships

Pat Tillman Foundation

VFW Sports Clips Scholarships

Student Veterans of America

Army Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships

Women's Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Military Scholarship Finder Database

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship