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Wisconsin G.I. Bill


The Wisconsin GI Bill provides a waiver ("remission") of tuition and certain fees for eligible veterans and their dependents for up to 8 semesters or 128 credits, whichever is the greater of the two.  This benefit can only be used at University of Wisconsin System schools or Wisconsin Technical College System institutions. The remission is provided to the qualifying unremarried surviving spouse and children of a veteran who died in the line of duty, and to the spouse and children of a veteran with a combined VA service-connected disability rating of 30% or greater.  Children eligible for the Wisconsin G.I. Bill must be at least age 17 but less than age 26.  To have your eligibility determined, the veteran must have entered service as a Wisconsin resident and the recipient (veteran, spouse, child) must reside in Wisconsin and be a resident of Wisconsin for tuition purposes. 

Please note that not all fees are waived (ie, textbook rental, United Council fee, certain study abroad programs, etc).  Please check with the Veterans Benefits Office to determine which tuition/fees are not covered.

Application forms and additional information on eligibility requirements can be viewed at Wisconsin Tuition Programs for Veterans and Dependents.

Effective Spring 2014- 2.0 Cumulative GPA Requirement (click here for more info).  Contact veterans services at 715-836-3839 or for questions. 

UW System FAQs Concerning the Wisconsin G.I. Bill: