Funding your higher education at Southeast Missouri State University has never been easier. By serving in the Missouri Army National Guard, you’ll gain access to some of the best education benefits available.
100% Tuition Assistance
Let your service be your tuition as the Missouri Guard takes care of the bill for your education. Serving the citizens of Missouri is even more rewarding when you earn your degree at the same time.
Montgomery GI Bill and Kicker
The GI Bill has provided thousands of veterans and service members with funding to earn their degrees ($345 and $200 monthly).
Up to $50,000 Student Loan Repayment
Imagine leaving college debt free. Enlisting in the Guard and the Show-Me GOLD program allows Uncle Sam to handle your educational debt while you protect the nation.
Paid Job and Skills Training
Learn a military occupation that will translate into a great civilian career. Our paid job training will make sure you are financially sound. Earn up to $2,000 a month while in initial training, $1,500 a summer for annual training and $2,800 a month while in Officer Candidate School.
Monthly Drill Pay
While participating in the program, you will perform your drill duties at the university and have weekends for yourself ($200+ monthly).
Affordable Health Insurance
Protect your country and the health of your family. As a member of the Missouri Army National Guard you’ll gain access to TRICARE benefits.