Veterans Emergency Fund Application
The Veterans Emergency Fund provides temporary financial support to veteran students earning a degree or certificate. Funding is limited to unforeseen expenses and a maximum of two payments.
- Honorable discharge from military service.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for all coursework completed at Oakton.
- Registered for at least six credit hours in the current semester.
Award Amount: Maximum award is $300 per student per semester.
Application Process: Submit completed application to the veteran coordinator in Advising Services, Room 1860, Des Plaines. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis; decisions are based on academic program, grade point average, nature of the financial emergency, and available funding as determined by the veteran coordinator and the Oakton Educational Foundation.
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- Military.com - All the Benefits of Service
- United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Education Benefits
- United States Department of Veterans Affairs - VONAPP
- G.I. Jobs
- Military Friendly Schools
- DAV - Disabled American Veterans
- Camp Patriot - for Disabled Veterans
- Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
- Veterans Health Administration - Health Care
- National Resource Directory
- Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)