Manatee Tech is certified by the Florida State Approving Agency for Veterans Educational Benefits. Veterans may apply for educational benefits online at www.gibill.va.gov. Veterans are also encouraged to complete a FAFSA to determine qualification for additional funds. Manatee Tech does not take part in student loans, so anything you qualify for would not have to be repaid if you complete your program.
Go to https://jst.doded.mil for Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans Transcripts.
Go to https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/Barnes/CCAF/Display/Article/803247/ for Air Force Transcripts.
Send to: VA Representative -Brittany Burton, Manatee Tech VA Benefits, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203, Telephone: 941.751.7900 x 1015 Fax: 941.405.1367
Educational Benefits Available
Chapter 33: Post- 9/11
Chapter 30: Montgomery GI-Bill
Chapter 31: Vocational Rehab
Chapter 35: Dependents Educational Assistance
MTC will accept approved tuition assistance vouchers. We are set up in GoArmyEd.gov.
You can check the current pay rates here: https://www.vets.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool/
Educational Planning/Academic Advising
You can explore our Career Prep and Health Occupations Vocational Programs using the link on the home page. On each program page you will find the contact information of the guidance counselor for the program that will help you enroll in the program. During the enrollment process you will learn about the graduation requirements and the time of the program will take to complete. The guidance counselor of the program will service as your Academic Adviser throughout your program.
Your instructor has many contacts in the field. Your instructor and other staff members at MTC will be able to assist you when you reach program completion.