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Resources and Benefits

Just as each branch of the military takes it mission by mission, Bethel advances a global mission informed and motivated by the Christian faith. The Office of Military and Veteran Services equips military-affiliated students to receive their benefits and then transition to college life and have a transformative education and spiritual experience at Bethel.

Getting Started

Students who will receive military benefits for tuition and fees and/or books and supplies should use this form to report these amounts.

Find Your Military Benefits

Follow these links to connect to military benefits in each of our schools: 

Learn about benefits through the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. Assistant Director Dawn Schuette is Bethel’s Veterans Administration (VA) School Certifying Official (SCO).

Military Scholarships

The Bethel Military Scholarship is available to regularly admitted, degree-seeking students who are, or have served, in the U.S. armed forces.

The scholarship is open to students in the:

External Scholarships

We're also dedicated to helping all military-affiliated students—active service members, veterans, spouses, and dependents—explore other scholarship opportunities available to them. 

Explore Scholarships

Transfer Credits

Learn how to receive undergrad transfer credits from basic training and ROTC for: 

ROTC Programs

Bethel University is a crosstown affiliate in the Army and Air Force ROTC programs. Our cadets participate in the Army ROTC program at the University of Minnesota or the Air Force ROTC program at St. Thomas University.  

ROTC Scholarship

Bethel's commitment to Army ROTC National Scholarship, or Air Force Type 1 or Type 2 scholarships recipients is to ensure that full tuition, fees, and room and board (for students living on campus) are covered through a combination of grants and scholarships. Bethel is a partnership school with the University of Minnesota Army ROTC program.

Contact Bethel's Office of Military and Veteran Services with questions about these programs.

Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative 

Bethel is part of the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC), which allows students to start an associate’s degree at the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and go on to earn a Bethel bachelor's degree in select programs.