Armed Forces

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Elite Welding Academy (Houston and Cincinnati Campus) is approved for Veterans and their eligible dependents. To get more information on eligibility for Veterans educational benefits, contact the Veteran’s Administration at 1.888.442.4551 or apply online.

Afer you apply for educational benefits you will be sent a Certificate of Eligibility which you will bring to the school to verify your benefit eligibility.  

The financial aid office will work with you to certify you for the Chapter benefits that you are eligible for.  Not all Chapters pay the school directly so financial aid may still be needed to cover tuition and fees.  Post 911 are the only benefits that at 100%, cover the complete tuition, tools, and lab costs of the programs.


If you have previously applied for educational benefits:

 you will need to change you place of training - this is done at your ebenfits site

VA22-1995 Request for a Change of location or Place of Training (Only if you have previously used your Veterans Educational benefits.


Selective Reserve:

DD-2384 Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) for members of Selective Reserve (See your Commanding Officer to apply for this document)


Who can I call to get answers to questions about my benefits?

VA phone number: 1.888.442.4551

County Veteran Services Officer

Your Commanding Officer