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Military Benefits

Today's service member and many veterans are eligible for significant funding options for higher education. Regent is recognized as a top military friendly institution, and we are proud to serve the men and women who serve in our armed forces. We offer generous financial assistance through a variety of sources.

 

Cadet Ben Huzzey swearing in ceremony in front of the Regent University Fountain

Cadet Ben Huzzey swearing in ceremony
in front of the Regent University Fountain

The coursework offered by the School of Communication & the Arts in strategic communication, journalism and cinema-television compliments many military occupational specialties and is highly valued in a host of civilian jobs. Public Affairs and Visual Information officers as well as Mass Communication Specialists will find these degrees particularly helpful.

Popular programs our service members participate in include:

Military Scholarship

The School of Communication & the Arts offers a 25 percent scholarship to all active duty, veterans, reserve and National Guard military personnel who are accepted into a School of Communication & the Arts degree program. Verification of military status required. This scholarship/discount may not be combined with other school-based or university-based aid with the exception of the church-matching grant.

Military Spouse Scholarship

The School of Communication & the Arts offers a 15 percent scholarship to all active duty, reserve and National Guard military spouses who are accepted into a Communication & the Arts degree program. Verification of military status required. This scholarship/discount may not be combined with other school-based or university-based aid with the exception of the church-matching grant.

Post-9/11 GI Bill®

For eligible veterans and even some active duty personnel, these benefits can be combined with the Yellow Ribbon Program, of which Regent is a participating partner, which means a combined cost savings that covers most expenses for eligible service members.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)

Spouses of active duty military and activated National Guard and Reserves may apply for up to $4,000 of financial assistance to help pay for licenses, certifications and associate degrees in high-growth, high-demand, portable career fields. As a participating institution, Regent University provides eligibility for students to take advantage of this program.

Army ROTC

Regent University is proud to join forces with the Army ROTC at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Va. With this joint agreement, School of Communication & the Arts students can take courses toward a Regent University degree while fulfilling their Army ROTC commitment with ODU. Students desiring to attend Regent on an Army graduate scholarship first apply to Regent for admission, then to Army ROTC at ODU for the graduate scholarship.

DINFOS Partnership

Regent University and the Defense Information School (DINFOS) at Fort Meade, Md., have partnered to transfer DINFOS coursework from their public affairs and communications programs into our undergraduate and graduate programs at the School of Communication & the Arts. For more information about this partnership, please see the press release and memorandum of understanding (MOU).

For more information contact:

David Boisselle, director of military affairs at 757.352.4757
Jessica Reid, VA certifying official at 757.352.4052
Chris Graham, assistant director of admissions at 757.352.4231
Visit Regent University’s military page at http://www.regent.edu/military


"GI Bill®" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

 

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