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Military Spouse Grants and Scholarships

Military spouse

Columbia College is a military-friendly school; this attribute applies to the military spouse as well as the service member. With low tuition rates, SOC DNS membership, the convenience of mixing in-seat and online courses, and accelerated eight-week sessions, Columbia College is a perfect fit for the mobile and dynamic environment associated with military life. Columbia College offers several scholarships and grants for military spouses and dependents.

Spouses Opportunity Grant

Award amount is tuition for one in-seat or one online course, awarded to spouses of military members currently serving on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves. The student must be seeking his or her first undergraduate degree and be enrolled in his or her first course at Columbia College. More info

Military Family Member's Opportunity Grant

Award amount is tuition for one in-seat course, awarded to family members (dependents) of military members currently serving on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves. The student must be seeking his or her first undergraduate degree and be enrolled in his or her first course at Columbia College. More info

Military Spouse Tuition Grant

Twenty percent tuition discount is given for undergraduate in-seat courses to spouses of military members currently serving on active duty or of members of the Guard and Reserves. More info

MyCAA

MyCAA offers Department of Defense (DoD) funds to help pay for licenses, certification and associate degrees in high-growth, high-demand portable career fields. More info

Coast Guard Spouse Grant

Mirrors the MyCAA program. Award amount is 50 percent tuition grant for in-seat or online undergraduate courses, with a maximum award amount of $4000. More info

Two-in-Family Grant

Award is $75 per session and applies when two or more immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, daughter, son, brother or sister) are enrolled in six credit hours each. More info