Colorado Benefits For Veterans





Any member of the Colorado National Guard is eligible for state tuition assistance, up to 100% tuition paid at any of the following schools depending on funding available. State funding can be used in conjunction with Federal Tuition Assistance.


Deadline for Spring Semester is Dec. 1. Deadline for Fall Semester is July 1.

Summer deadline is May 1 (if funding is available).


Requirements of Department of Military Affairs (Colorado National Guard) State



Tuition Assistance Program:


Beginning July 1, 2000 any new member of the Colorado National Guard eligible for State Tuition Assistance must have a minimum of 6 months of service in the Colorado National Guard. Interstate Transfer (ISTs) and In-Service Recruits (ISRs) are waived from this requirement.


To get TA the member must be in drilling status with the Colorado National Guard. If the member leaves drilling status, during the semester/quarter for which they are receiving TA, the member must reimburse the Department for the whole amount of TA received for that semesters. For those members who received TA prior to 1 July 2005 (to include Summer 2005) the service requirement of 1 year for each semester sponsored PRIOR to 1 July 2005 still applies.

Must maintain a 2.0 Grade Point Average.



Memorial Services


The Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.
Administration office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday except for State holidays.