Financial Aid

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Military Students

Welcome military and military-affiliated students!

In order to receive VA Educational benefits please follow the steps below:

  • Ensure you submit your Certificate of Eligibility of Letter (or formal documentation) from the VA showing what chapter you qualify for;
  • New students or students who are using their VA Benefits for the first time at UNCW must submit the New Military Student VA Benefits Form
  • Be sure to register for classes ASAP once you are able to.
For a workflow of the process, including important dates and detailed instructions, click here.

We hope you find the information on this page helpful and encourage you to reach out to our veteran financial aid counselors with any additional questions that you have. You may also email us directly at


Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid