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How to Transfer GI Bill Benefits to Dependents

The release of the Post 9/11 GI Bill3 provided military personnel with access to better educational benefits than they previously received. Innovative features in the bill included a housing allowance paid directly to students, as well as allowing service members the ability, and option, to transfer GI Bill benefits to their dependents. The option to set aside GI Bill education benefits for a spouse or children was likely the single most popular option of the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Unlike…Read +

Turning Education into Confidence: Meet Faculty Member John Lybarger

Grantham University’s online education programs attract faculty members who support the military and are dedicated to serving their students. Adjunct faculty member Lieutenant Colonel John Lybarger has over 24 years of law enforcement experience, along with a master’s degree in organizational business security management, and we had the opportunity to interview him. With a heart for service and a desire to make Grantham a great place for students to learn, Lybarger created Grantham’s Emergency Planners course and has been teaching…Read +

How to make the most of your GI Bill benefits

Paying for college can be an intimidating challenge for most adult learners. Money — or lack thereof — can often be the determining factor when it comes to pursuing a college degree. According to a NewAmerica.org poll1, 63% of potential college students said tuition is the “most important” factor in their higher education choices, and 88% listed tuition as a “very important” factor. But if you’re fortunate enough to have served honorably in the U.S. Armed Forces, GI Bill benefits…Read +

Support the Troops with the Gift of Giving

With each passing year, the holiday season seems to come up even more quickly than the year before. Before it’s even December 1st, holiday gifts are already planned and shopping has begun. But while you’re out shopping for family and friends, take a moment to remember the people farther from home who deserve our thanks this holiday season: our soldiers. An easy, but meaningful, way to support the troops this holiday season is to send a care package! Grantham’s motto:…Read +

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