GET READY TO POWER YOUR TECH FUTURE
GET READY TO POWER YOUR TECH FUTURE
At least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or be discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honourable discharge to be eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. The Post 9/11 GI Bill® became effective for training on or after August 1, 2009. Post 9/11 pamphlet is available. The Post- 9/11 GI Bill is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 (va.gov)
At least two years on active duty and contributed $1,200 to your GI Bill® fund and were honourably discharged.
Reservists/National Guard – Chapter 1606
You must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Reserves or Guard and be currently in good standing with your unit.
If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, Veteran Readiness and Employment (formerly called Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment) can help. This program—also known as Chapter 31 or VR&E—helps you explore employment options and address training needs.
Child (18-26 years) or spouse of a veteran determined to be 100% disabled or deceased due to military related injuries. If you are 26 years of age or under and are collecting chapter 35 benefits, you are eligible for the Children of Veteran Tuition Grant for the State of Michigan.
In April 2019, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced the pilot program VET TEC, which stands for Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses. The VA announcement opened the doors for applications to the program for qualifying veterans who are eligible for VA education benefits. The program is designed to be a fast-track education experience designed to help veterans get into high-tech careers.
The Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) offers education and training for high-demand jobs to Veterans who are unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal/State Tuition Assistance
Students planning to use Federal or State Tuition Assistance (TA) must first consult their respective branch/unit Education Services Officer (ESO) or education counsellor for program approval before requesting TA through the respective service portal. For more education benefit information, please visit benefits.va.gov/gibill/
“GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill”.
Now, it’s our turn and our pleasure to serve you and help you reach your educational goals at Global Information Technology! Allow us to take this opportunity to thank you for your service to our nation. Your sacrifice and contributions to the Armed Forces around the world are greatly appreciated.
Global Information Technology takes great care in serving Active Duty Military National Guard Reserves and Veterans over the many years with career pathways in a variety of advanced and accelerated IT professions including: Technical Help Desk, Web Design and Development, Data Administration, Network Engineering, Computer Programming, Desktop Support, and Clerical Administration. We offer real world hands-on education from dedicated instructors to prepare you for success in today’s most demanding IT job market.
In addition to more traditional IT paths, Global IT has created a unique opportunity for Veterans to join the growing need of information security professionals. The Veterans Information Security Initiative, a Veterans Affairs Agency certified Fast Track Program, is one of the most innovative in IT training and job placement services in the State of Michigan teaching veterans information security such as Comp TIA Security+, CYSA+ and progressing to Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Our mission at Global Information Technology is to support Veterans and their dependents to pursue academic achievement and personal excellence. We provide resources and assistance to reach your professional and educational goals. Global Information Technology welcomes all veterans, their dependents and spouses, National Guard members and reservists to use their benefits at our center.
Veterans, service members, and military-connected students directly access academic advising through the Veteran Resource Representative and access disability services and career counselling.
Veterans are welcome to visit our Veterans Resource Center, “VA Loungeroom”, a place where they are invited to relax, enjoy their coffee and meet fellow veterans.
My experience with Global Information Technology has proven to be exceedingly beneficial. Through the VA VET TEC program and my attendance at Global IT, I was able to complete the IT Professional 4 courses.
Along with the valuable training and resources that GIT has provided, I not only have a better understanding of these subjects but can also complete certification exams in these areas. Thanks to the incredible assistance from the staff at Global IT, I am optimistic about pursuing a career in the Information Technology industry. With the vast array of tech courses offered, and the knowledgeable instructors and accommodating staff available, this institution truly offers something for everyone.
How do I use my Post 9/11 G.I Bill?
Global Information Technology is approved by the State of Michigan Proprietary School Education and the US Department of Veterans Affairs, to accept Veteran education benefits. These benefits may cover up to 100% of tuition and fees, and can provide a percentage stipend for your courseware, lodging, testing and other training-related costs as well.
How to use G.I. Bill with Global Information Technology?
We will review your background and assist you through the application process so you can start your training as quickly as possible. You will need to provide a copy of your VA GI Bill COE (Certificate of Eligibility) or screenshot of your COE from VA e-Benefits website to begin the process.
What is VET TEC Program?
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program to fund veteran job training in the technology field. It’s an alternative to the Post-9/11 GI Bill, with a focus to get veterans into high-tech skills that are in demand in today’s workplace.
Does Global Information Technology (Global IT) accept the VET TEC benefits?
Yes, Global Information Technology (Global IT) is an approved by Department of Veteran Affairs to receive benefits under VET TEC Program. Service members interested in enrolling in one of our VET TEC programs should begin by filling out the contact form below. Afterwards, one of our career advisor/ certifying officials will contact you to schedule a tour and/or answer any questions you may have.
Does Global Information Technology (Global IT) accept the VRRAP benefits?
Yes, Global Information Technology (Global IT) is an approved by Department of Veteran Affairs to receive benefits under VRRAP – Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program. You can choose up to IT Professional 6. Total: 288 hours. Total 16 weeks. Service members interested in enrolling in our VRRAP program should begin by filling out the contact form below. Afterwards, one of our career advisor/ certifying officials will contact you to schedule a tour and/or answer any questions you may have.
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