Helpful VA Tools/Links
Need more information? Review the links below;
Don't forget to sign up for eBenefits and check out the new Employment Center for a One-Stop shop that connects Veterans, Transitioning Service Members, and their Spouses to Employers.
GI Bill Comparison Tool: This tool is extremely helpful to all Post 9-11 users. Look and see what university is right for you.
TSU Financial Aid Tuition Calculator: This calculator has been designed to allow you to make early estimates regarding eligibility for need-based financial aid as an undergraduate at Tennessee State University.
Veterans Affairs GI Bill website: Keep up-to-date on all things related to your VA educational benefits.
GI Bill Phone Line: 1-888-442-4551
Tennessee Department of Veteran Affairs, State Benefits: Find out what the state of Tennessee has to offer veterans and their family members.
Tennessee Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal Benefits: Federal Benefits for Eligible Veterans, Dependents, and/or Survivors.
Other Tuition/Fees Payment Options for VA students:
Tennessee State University is not a participant of the Yellow Ribbon program. Below are other options to assist with the cost of your college education;
TSU Financial Aid/Scholarships
Out-of-State Scholar Rate
Helping Heroes Grant
Military.com Scholarship Finder
VA Work Study
Students eligible for VA educational benefits and attending classes at a three-quarter time or higher rate qualify for VA-funded work study positions. All work study positions are related to veterans’ benefits, and there are a variety of work study positions in the Nashville area. For more details, go the U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs’ educational benefits website or contact the VA directly at 1-800-827-1000.
Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline and online chat.
Veterans and their families and friends can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online , or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.