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Military Education Benefits

Interested In Using Your Military Education Benefits While Attending GCD?

We are honored to serve military servicemembers, veterans, and their families. Select an option below to see helpful tips for using your education benefits.


Active Duty Service Members

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is a Department of Defense (DoD) program. TA rules vary by branch of service and can even vary between components within the branches depending on whether the service member is Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard.

For more specific information please contact your education office or student center on your assigned installation.

Military Spouses & Dependants

Helpful Information For Military Spouses & Dependants

Information on the education benefits available to Spouses and Dependents of Servicemembers, including survivorship benefits, is available on this web page:

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding benefits available to Spouses and Dependents, please contact Andre Spell, GCD’s Director of Veteran Services.

Phone: 910-221-2224

Military Veterans

Here at Grace College of Divinity, we understand that the world of VA Education Benefits can be confusing; for that, we have some simple steps to help you in receiving your benefits:

It’s Easy As 1, 2, 3…4!

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Step 1

Apply for admission to GCD.  If you have any questions regarding the requirements, please see the Director of Enrollment.

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Step 2

Apply online with the VA via their eBenefits link.  ALL required documents are linked for timely processing.  It’s HIGHLY recommended to complete the applications online through the VA.

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Step 3

Once you’ve received your Certificate of Eligibility, submit it to Andre Spell, GCD’s Director of Veteran Services.

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Step 4

Contact your Academic Advisor for course registration and advice. If you do not know how to contact your Academic Advisor, please contact the Office of the Academic Dean

If you get stuck, need an FM, TM or simply just have questions, please feel free to call 910-221-2224 and ask to speak to the Director of Veteran’s Services or the V.P. of Administration for assistance.

You can also contact the VA directly through their Contact Us link, or call the VA at 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).

Make A Lasting Difference

“Studying at GCD while in the military has allowed me to further my knowledge of who God is and how HE relates to His beloved children while deploying around the world.

All the staff and professors have been understanding and proactive in facilitating my success throughout training, deployments, and family schedules.”