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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



First cohort of Military Allies graduates
February 6

Merze Tate College's Office of Military and Veterans’ Affairs (OMVA) is proud to announce the graduation of its first cohort of Military Allies. Thirteen faculty or staff completed the online and in-person training.