Many of Ohio's colleges and universities have established programs to support veteran students on their campuses that are among the best in the nation. The University System of Ohio will continue to work with all of our higher education institutions to implement these practices wherever possible. Find contact information for Veteran Services at colleges and universities throughout the state.
In order to be eligible for consideration of a scholarship, the child of an eligible person must meet the following requirements: (1) At the time of application, have attained his or her sixteenth but not his or her twenty-first birthday; (2) At the time of application, if a child of a veteran who entered the armed services: (a) As a legal resident of Ohio, have resided in the state for the last preceding year; (b) Not as a legal resident of Ohio, have resided in the state for the year preceding the year in which application for the scholarship is made and any other four of the last ten years; (3) Be in financial need, as determined by the Board. Learn more about the Ohio War Orphans Scholarship.
In an effort to enhance the benefits for veterans established in the federal Post-9/11 GI Bill, effective on August 1, 2009, the University System of Ohio is taking a proactive step to better serve those who serve our country. Learn more about the Ohio GI Promise Program.
Veterans in Ohio have an edge in finding their next career. Ohio values the service and sacrifice of its veterans; to that end, on OhioMeansVeteranJobs you'll find a wealth of information to help you make a smooth transition into civilian life. You'll also find lists of veteran-friendly employers, top careers for veterans, federal and state benefits and tools like the Military Skills Translator to help you locate that next career.
If you have not already, be sure to create an account. With your account you will have access to the latest news and benefit information. In addition, you will be able to create resumes, job search agents, search for job openings and apply for positions.