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Financial Aid for Military and Veterans

Regis University is proud to provide personnel in the armed forces with values-based degree programs. Active duty personnel and veterans can choose from bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and related certificates in the high-demand fields of business, computer sciences, counseling, humanities, social sciences and teacher education. Regis is ideal for military personnel who want to continue their education and advance their careers.

Active Duty Preferred Tuition

Our active duty military preferred tuition rate is $250 per credit hour for accelerated evening and online undergraduate degree programs in the following disciplines: business, computing, education, health care administration, humanities, liberal arts, RN to BS in Nursing and social sciences.

Active duty members pursing graduate programs receive 10% off per credit hour for programs in the areas of in business, computing, counseling and family therapy, criminology, education and health services administration,

Submitting Documentation

In order to prove eligibility for the Military Preferred Tuition Rate, you must complete the Military Preferred Tuition Form and attach your tuition assistance form to the military preferred form, or email it to registrar@regis.edu

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Scholarships

Founded in 1962 by Marine Brigadier General Martin Rockmore, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides access to affordable education for the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen. Gen. Rockmore learned of a Marine Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, who served on Iwo Jima, couldn't afford to send his son to college. Gen. Rockmore sprang into action and organized the first Leatherneck Ball. Today, MCSF offers financial support worth nearly 185 million to over 50,000 men and women.

Learn more and apply at www.mcsf.org

Criteria
  • Child of a Marine or Navy Corpsman who served over 90 days on active duty and received a Good Conduct discharge
  • GPA of at least 2.0
  • Demonstrated financial need

Jesse Brown was America’s first black naval aviator who fell during the Korean War. His wingman, Tom Hudner, crash landed his own plane in an attempt to save Jessie’s life. Honoring Jesse’s life, Tom and his shipmates took up a collection for Jesse’s daughter’s college fund.

Proceeds from the feature film Devotion, the Brown Hudner Navy Scholarship Foundation continues to honor Navy Sailors by providing scholarship awards to their children.

Learn more and apply at www.brownhudner.org

Scholarship Program

Applications open every January. We invite all eligible children of Sailors to apply for an award.

Criteria
  • Child of an active duty, reserve, honorably discharged, or fallen Sailor
  • GPA of at least 2.0
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) or health science

Veterans Funding

The Montgomery GI Bill® can help students pay for education and training programs with at least two years of active duty service. Up to 36 months of education benefits are paid directly to the student, with the amount calculated based on factors such as length of service and type of education program.

Students may receive Vocational Rehabilitation services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development and job seeking skills coaching. Eligible veterans and servicemembers may apply for VOC Rehab benefits online through the VA.

The American GI Forum – Mile High Chapter Scholarship Fund will provide a $1000 scholarship support to two deserving student Veterans at Regis University, with a preference to students who are members of groups that are underrepresented at the University, such as Hispanic and Latino students. The application deadline to be considered for this scholarship is in the fall semester. Please contact Milvetservices@regis.edu to request an application.

The Military Scholars Fund is a scholarship award for Veteran students and/or children or spouses of service members. Awards may be made in any amount up to $1,000 per award. Scholarships are awarded in both the Spring and Fall terms. The application deadline is in the fall semester. Please contact Milvetservices@regis.edu to request an application.

The VA currently offers a tuition maximum of $21,970.46 per academic year for students at 100% eligibility as indicated on their Certificate of Eligibility. Students awarded less than 100% of the Post 9/11 GI benefit will be responsible for covering outstanding tuition charges, due on or before the tuition due date. Students are encouraged to apply for federal financial aid for any costs not covered by the Post 9/11 GI Bill®.

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® also allows veterans to transfer all or some unused educational benefits to their spouse or dependent children. The Department of Defense (DoD) determines whether or not you can transfer benefits to your family. For more information on transferring your benefits, visit the VA website.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

If tuition expenses exceed the established cap, the Yellow Ribbon Program provides additional funding to use toward tuition.

*Only certain programs are eligible and qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program.All graduate science, Regis College, and Rueckert-Hartman programs are excluded from the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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Using Your Benefits

Tuition assistance enrollment requests must first be approved by your Educational Officer (ESO) military counselor and then submitted to Regis University prior to the course start date. Contact your branch regarding eligibility and their process for submittal.

  1. Complete the online Military Preferred Tuition Form and click submit, or fax to 303.964.5536.
  2. Register for classes at Regis.
  3. Request tuition assistance for approval. Print the approved document and forward to Regis University. Tuition Assistance documentation can be emailed as PDF documents to sponsoredbilling@regis.edu or faxed to 303.964.5418.
  4. When approved, tuition assistance forms are received at Regis and your student account is annotated detailing the benefits. This prevents any past due charges or registration restrictions.
  5. Tuition assistance documentation is required for each semester detailing course registration. Once approved this works in lieu of payment; therefore, forms must be received in this office by the tuition due date.
  6. The sponsor (i.e. Air Force, Navy, Army, etc.) pays Regis and the student's account is adjusted appropriately.

Military Preferred Tuition Contacts

Military & Veterans Resource Center

Coors Center, Suite 124
Denver, CO 80221
303.964.5354
milvetservices@regis.edu


VA Student Counselor

Registration Office
303.458.4116 phone
Toll free 800.388.2366 Ex.4116
303.964.5536 fax
registrar@regis.edu


Sponsored Billing

Student Accounts
303.458.4126 phone
303.964.5418 fax
sponsoredbilling@regis.edu