U.S. Veteran Affairs Benefits and Education Abroad Programs

October 13, 2015 Download pdf


As more and more soldiers are returning home, Education Abroad Offices are seeing an increase in veteran students seeking to use their U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits to study abroad. Learn the do's and don'ts of using VA benefits on study abroad programs and how to build a working relationship with your campus's Veteran's Affairs Office.

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Created for the 2015 Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts by:

  • Holly Henning - Education Abroad Advisor, The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • Carolina Robinson - Director, Education Abroad, The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
  • Jason Sellars - Program & Benefit Coordinator, Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, The University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa

Please note: This is a one-time use resource to be published on the NAFSA website only. Please do not use any part of it in any other way or for any other purpose without The University of Alabama’s prior written permission.