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).
of Department of Military Affairs (Colorado National Guard) State
Tuition Assistance Program:
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
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.
maintain a 2.0 Grade Point Average.
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.