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    Military Scholarships

    WMU offers several military specific scholarships

Serving those who have served.

The Office of Military and Veterans Affairs provides guidance and mentorship for veterans, those still serving and their family members. We offer assistance in academic and benefit support; we also bring answers to questions regarding WMU, the VA and southwest Michigan.

While transitioning back into civilian and college life, let us help you with many of the challenges that you may face, including:

• Academic support

• Career services

• Counseling and disability services

• GI benefits and in-state tuition

• Student Veterans of America (SVA)

• Transition assistance

• VetSuccess on Campus

  • 1st Purple Heart University in Michigan

  • 800+ military students enrolled at WMU

  • 2023 "Best for Vets" list of colleges and universities

  • Give Your legacy will benefit military-connected students



New Session Planned for Military Ally Training
May 21, 2024

The Office of Military and Veterans’ Affairs (OMVA) Military Ally program is a two-part class that provides faculty, staff, and administration with the resources required to be identified as a safe space for students who are currently serving, those who have previously served, and their dependents.