West Virginia Department of Education

College Fund

There are lots of ways to apply or earn money for college. This site provides easy to follow guidance on how to get cash for college.

RiseUP Dropout Prevention

Even just one high school dropout is one too many. This website features support for students thinking about dropping out of school or trying to get back into the classroom.

Student Voice

We want to hear what students say. The Student Voice website was developed to provide students a way to share ideas, concerns and news.

Troops to Teachers

The Troops to Teachers program is a benefit provided by the Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support to qualifying military personnel. Troops to Teachers is a federal program designed to assist veterans in their efforts to become professional educators and shape the minds of tomorrow. The program assists veterans in their efforts to participate in another rewarding area of public service by sharing their knowledge and experiences with America's youth as professional educators. Qualifying members may be eligible to receive career counseling, job placement assistance and up to $10,000 of financial assistance.

All Branches

First Lady's Joining Forces

West Virginia's first lady launched this site to connect volunteers with military members and their families. This is a good way to lend a hand.

National Joining Forces

This site is your connection to the national initiative to help military families.

Operation Home Front

Operation Homefront (OH) provides emergency financial aid and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

Veterans United

Veterans United Home Loans is the nation's largest dedicated provider of VA Loans - dedicated to making the American dream of homeownership a reality for those who so bravely served.



GoArmy is a hub of information to connect those interested in the Army. The website contains information about Active Duty, Army Reserves, Officership, Army ROTC, Medical Careers, education benefits, and many other aspects of serving in the Army.

Air Force

Air Force Official Webpage

Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol Official Webpage

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Official Webpage


Marine Corps Official Webpage


Navy Official Webpage

National Guard

GI Bill

This site is the home for all education benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Helmets to Hardhats

This site offers information on the fastest way for military, reservists, and guardsmen to transition from active duty to a career in the construction industry.

Vet Success

This site helps veterans achieve success in transition, at work, on campus, at home, in the community and for the veteran's family.

West Virginia Military Connection

This site is the one-stop shop for returning veterans looking for work, employment and health benefits.

WorkForce WV - Veterans

Veterans are WorkForce WV's priority. Eligible veterans are entitled to priority services.