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Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill Benefits: The VA has many educational benefits for eligible Veterans or their dependents to obtain a Cyber Security degree or certificate. Additional information on determination of eligibility, and benefit programs can be found here.
for schools approved for GI Bill benefits. You can search for schools in your state or by name. You can review the programs for a list of approved programs for each school. here
If a Cyber Security degree program is listed in a school catalog or shown on the school's website, but is not listed as approved when searching for approved programs, please contact the VA School Certifying Official at that facility to determine if the program is approved for GI Bill benefits.
Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas. The primary goal of the program is to increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete postsecondary education programs. For more information visit: Veterans Upward Bound
Veterans Scholarships: Coming soon: Veteran-specific . Scholarships Career Opportunities
Feds Hire Vets: Provides detailed information for transitioning service members, veterans, and family members on veterans’ preference and special hiring authorities for veterans interested in federal employment. See the U.S. Office of Personnel Management website for more information about the Veterans Employment Program Offices within the Federal government.
VA for Vets (Feds for Vets): A Comprehensive career assistance website offering career-search tools for veterans seeking federal employment, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. This site includes coaching and reintegration support for military service members. Coaches are available 24/7 to help translate military skills, build resumes and apply to open vacancies.
Veterans Job Bank: The job bank provides a central resource that enables Veterans to access jobs available specifically for Vets.
CareerOneStop: This website provides employment, training and financial help to veterans upon completion of their military service.
National Resource Directory (NRD): The NRD was developed in partnership with Department of Defense, Department of Labor and Veterans Affairs. It provides national, state and local services and resources for Veterans.
"My Next Move for Vets" This website is sponsored by the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Division, and provides three different career search engines. Additionally, My Next Move provides a website for veterans to search for careers that offer an apprenticeship.
Job Corps for Transitioning Military Service Members; Job Corps helps veterans transition by providing training in new career fields, and working to find a job in that new career field for up to 21 months.
Find Your Career on NICCS: Discover what a career in cybersecurity is all about. A diverse field with 31 specialty areas, cybersecurity attracts professionals from all walks of life. Find the training you need to advance your career.
You can also explore the
Professionals Page to see how real veterans transitioned into the cybersecurity workforce.