McKendree Responds to Military Tuition Assistance Suspension with 25% Discount

Louisville & Radcliff, Ky. — In response to the federal government’s recent announcement of the suspension of Military Tuition Assistance, McKendree University has taken immediate action by offering a 25 percent tuition discount to those affected.

The suspension of TA took many by surprise and has caused a difficult situation for those who wish to continue their education. In order to assist active duty military members to stay in school, McKendree University is offering a 25 percent tuition discount to those who lost this benefit through Sept. 30, 2013, unless tuition assistance is reinstated before that time.

For details, stop by the McKendree University campuses in Radcliff or Louisville. Eveline Higgs at the Radcliff campus (270-351-5003) or Sarah Clark at the Louisville campus (502-266-6696) will be glad to discuss other forms of financial assistance that might be available to you.

Military students may be eligible for the Montgomery G.I. Bill (Chapter 30) or the Post 9/11 (Chapter 33); apply online at http://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/.Another option is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.  McKendree University’s school code 001722 must be listed on the FAFSA application in order to process financial aid promptly.

 

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Founded in 1828, historic McKendree University ranks among the top quarter of regional universities nationwide in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” report. It is also a College of Distinction, among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and recognized as a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media for 2013. Classes begin each month at the Louisville and Radcliff campuses. www.mckendree.edu/kentucky.