Learn More About MyCAA Military Spouse Education Funding

Here’s a short video that introduces MyCAA scholarships for military spouses, which can provide up to $4,000 to cover a license, certificate, or associate’s degree.

Eligibility requirements: “Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades.” (Source: MyCAA Factsheet)

Find eligible programs and apply for financial assistance at the official MyCAA website.

V-WISE: Entrepreneurship Program for MilSpouses & Female Vets

V-WISE LogoInterested in starting your own business? The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers a program in entrepreneurship for military spouses and female veterans called V-WISE, Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship.

*In order to be eligible as a MilSpouse, you must be the spouse/partner of a Veteran Business Owner.

The program consists of 3 phases:

  1. 15-day online course
  2. 3-day conference — one is coming up in August in Seattle, with another scheduled for November in Denver
  3. Receipt of comprehensive small business resources

It costs $75 to register. To learn more visit the V-WISE website.

Nominate an Inspiring Military Mom to win $250 Gift Card

Inspiring Military Mom Contest

ALL YOU magazine is holding an Inspiring Military Mom contest right now:

Do you know a woman who juggles it all—not just taking care of her family and a job but also managing the incredible challenge and privilege of serving our country? Or someone who holds down the home front alone while her spouse is on the front line, yet still manages to give back?

Nominate an Inspiring Military Mom that you know and they can win a $250 gift card and will be featured in ALL YOU magazine.

Nomination Deadline: June 14, 2013

Click here to nominate!