Oklahoma Tuition Fee Waivers:
Tuition fee waivers are available for active members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard. The scholarship is funded by Autry Technology Center. Eligibility is determined upon continued active status in the guard, along with good standing in their unit and satisfactory performance in all required training. Applications are available in the Financial Aid office. Tuition fee waivers are also available for children of peace officers, fire fighters, military personnel, and Oklahoma EMT’s who died in the line of duty, and children of members of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System who were catastrophically injured or killed in the line of duty. Waivers apply to resident and nonresident tuition for all classes offered at Autry Technology Center and shall be limited to a period of five years of which must be completed within 10 years of high school graduation.
City of Enid Vance Scholarship:
This scholarship is available to eligible active duty military personnel, their spouses and dependents, and Department of Defense civilians employed or associated with Vance Air Force Base. Applications are available at Vance’s Education Service office, and completed applications must be verified and signed by Vance’s Education Service Officer (ESO). Contact Vance’s Education Service Officer at (580)213-7895 for eligibility questions, more information and additional military scholarship opportunities.
Folds of Honor:
Folds of Honor provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of those killed or disabled while in service to our nation. For more information on applying for a Folds of Honor scholarship, please refer to eligibility requirements and application process at www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarships.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation:
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is committed to supporting Marine children in pursuit of their educational goals. This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a technical school, community college or private career school listed on College Navigator. Please visit https://www.mcsf.org/cte/ to check eligibility and apply.
If you’re pursuing a certificate program or college education that’s longer than 12 months, verify your eligibility and apply for the undergraduate and associate degree scholarships.
My Career Advancement Account Scholarship
The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship assists military spouses in pursuing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields and occupations. Click here for more information and to check eligibility.
Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
The best and most efficient way for a Veteran to apply is to visit ebenefits.gov and submit an application for VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, VA 28-1900. Students may also download the form from the web, and submit it via US Mail to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Muskogee VA Regional Office, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (28), 125 South Main, Muskogee OK 74401. Autry programs are approved for the benefit on a case-by-case basis.
AUTRY MILITARY TUITION ASSISTANCE
Autry Technology Center’s Military Tuition Assistance offers up to $500 in tuition assistance to be applied toward one of Autry Technology Center’s full-time programs or one of Autry Technology Center’s Adult Career Development courses. It cannot be applied toward books or supplies. The tuition assistance is available to military personnel, their spouses and children. To be eligible to receive the tuition assistance, applicants must submit a completed Military Tuition Assistance application with a copy of Form DD-214 documenting an honorable discharge or a current military identification. Applications are available at autrytech.edu or you can apply in person at Autry Technology Center. This benefit will be extended to military personnel and family living in the Autry Technology Center district. Autry will award up to $10,000 per fiscal year in Veterans’ Military Tuition Assistance on a first come, first served basis. This assistance can be received a maximum of three times. Click here for an application.