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.

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.