Oregon Veterans and Service Members

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Oregon Veterans Education Benefit

Tuition Assistance

  • The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs provides educational benefits for pursuit of approved training courses.
  • Benefits will be paid for as many months as the veteran spent in active service, up to a maximum of 36 months. Veterans who qualify for the program are entitled to receive up to $150 per month.

ODVA’s Educational Aid will not be paid if the veteran is currently receiving federal educational benefits under any federal act.

Payment Amounts:

  • Full-time students are entitled to receive up to $150 per month.
  • Part-time students are entitled to receive up to $100 per month.
  • School criteria determines full-time and part-time status.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Active duty in the Armed Forces of the U.S. for not less than 90 days; and
  2. Released from military service under honorable conditions; and
  3. Is a resident of Oregon when applying for State Educational Aid; and
  4. Is a citizen of the United States; and
  5. Served during the Korean War (June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955) or after June 30, 1958.

Getting Started and Who to Contact:

Eligibility forms, application forms, and counseling by visiting Oregon Educational Aid for Veterans web page or by calling 1-800-692-9666.