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Other Learner Funding Options

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Alternative Private Loans
Learners also may be eligible to apply for private education loans through local banks, credit unions, or other private institutions. For more information, learners should contact their Learner Funding Advisor.

Montgomery GI Bill®
Certain active duty servicemembers and reservists are entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification, or associate degree in a portable career field or occupation.

Post-9/11 GI Bill®
Learners who have at least ninety (90) days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and who are either are currently on active duty or have been honorably discharged or discharged with a service-connected disability after thirty (30) days, may be eligible for this Veterans Administration (VA) program. The program has several distinct components, including Yellow Ribbon.

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

Tuition Assistance
Military Tuition Assistance is a benefit paid to eligible members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Each service has its own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application processes and restrictions. This money usually is paid directly to the institution by the specific military branch of service.

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR)
Vocational Rehabilitation services are provided under the State Office of Rehabilitation through programs located in both the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) and Division of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired (DSBVI).

Note: Other U.S. states offer similar programs. For more information contact the local office for rehabilitation services.

Vocational Rehabilitation
A learner may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program that provides support and training services to eligible customers. WIOA serves eligible adults, dislocated workers, and youth. For more information, learners may contact the local workforce development office.

VA Benefit Covered Learners
Current academic programs at Nightingale College are approved by the Utah State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (SAA) for eligible learners to receive education benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Learners who enroll and receive these benefits are required to abide by the policies and rules of the institution and by the rules and regulations set forth herein by the SAA and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Note: A covered individual is any individual who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits. 

Nightingale College allows covered individuals to matriculate in an educational program upon receipt of a Certificate of Eligibility or a Statement of Benefits; these authorizations are obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31 authorization purposes and ending on the earlier of the following dates:


  • The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution.
  • Ninety (90) days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the certificate of eligibility.

The College will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or the requirement that a covered individual borrow additional funds, on any covered individual because of the individual’s inability to meet the financial obligations to the institution because of delayed disbursement funding from VA under Chapter 31 or 33.

In instances where the policies stated herein vary with those of the College, this rule supersedes all conflicting policies and procedures.

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