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Need to Know Info:

For incoming Veteran students, if you have disabilities that inhibit your performance in the classroom please check with the Disability Resource Center. For information about sign-up for these services click here.

For Military females and veterans there is a number of resources relevant to not only your Education, but your Health, and Well-being as well. For a list of these resources you can click here.

If you are a Veteran, Spouse, Dependent, or ROTC here on campus visit the Student Veteran Resource Center (SVRC) located right here in UCA, room 206D at Old Main.  Click here to visit their site.

Below are a list of scholarships for Graduate and Undergraduate Students: NOTE- Some of the following scholarships are non-renewable, if you’re interested in a scholarship below please check the deadlines.

  • A. Neumann & Associates Scholarship: This scholarship is available to all students enrolled at a US based college or university, regardless of their country of origin or nationality. Deadlines– March & August 15 of each year.
  • Student Debt Relief: This is a scholarship of $2,000 dollars to be paid to any accredited college or university towards the cost of tuition. Deadline– June 30, 2018 (non-renewable).
  • Drug Rehab Scholarship: This scholarship offers Active Duty, Veterans, Spouses, or Dependents the opportunity to gain $5,000 towards their education. DrugRehab.org is looking for essays that describe some of the mental health and substance abuse issues that today’s veterans may suffer from. Deadline– May 1, 2018 (non-renewable).
  • Clutch Prep STEM Scholarship: Recognizing the rigorous academic and financial requirements that come with pursuing a degree in the STEM field Clutch Prep offers a $1,500 scholarship to students in the STEM field. Deadline– April 30th, 2018 (non-renewable).
  • Rover Scholarship: Offering a $2,500 scholarship, Rover.com is looking for essays that incorporate unique ideas, personal stories, and feelings about the role technology plays in your life.  Deadline– May 31st, 2018 (non-renewable).
  • Router Instructions: To help young people understand the importance of wireless technology and the impact it has on education RouterInstructions.com is offering a $1,500 scholarship. Deadline– August 1, 2018.

Good to Know Info:


Welcome Letter to Veterans and Students: Welcome student Veterans And Dependents

For new students: Program Completion Plan

Champ VA Contact Information:

  • Phone #: 1-800-733-8387
  • Fax #: 303-331-7809

NOTICE: Any Veteran seeking to file a Compensation & Pension Claim with the VA should take note of these two sources for information on pre-/post application. Click here for eligibility requirements and how to apply. Click here for information on the Compensation & Pension Exam.

ATTENTION: Guard and Reserve must read.  Click Here.

Want to know more about The Washington Center (VET) Initiative?  Click here

Chapter Benefits:  Make sure to familiarize yourself with the chapter of benefits you are using.  The more you know, the more you can benefit.

Ch. 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill)

Ch. 30 (Montgomery GI Bill)

Ch. 31 (VR&E)

Ch. 35 (DEA)

Ch. 1606 (MGIB SR)

Ch. 1607 (REAP)

The University of Central Arkansas is proud to assist veterans from all branches of service as they work toward achieving their educational goals.  The University works with the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as other federal and state agencies to provided educational assistance to those who have served our country.  If you have questions regarding your VA benefits or how we can help you, please contact Veteran Services at (501) 852-2999 or come by our office in Harrin Hall Room 223 A/B.