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Veterans Affairs and Military Students

Welcome service members, veterans, and families!

Robeson Community College is proud to serve our military veterans and their families. The Office of Veterans Services, located in the Financial Aid Office in Room 1302 of Building 13, coordinates services to over 100 veterans, dependents, guardsmen, and reservists attending classes and receiving veterans’ educational benefits.



Step one

If you are eligible for VA benefits, you may apply online at or contact the RCC Veterans Certifying Official for the appropriate VA application form that is necessary to activate your benefits. 

Apply to RCC by completing the Admission process. APPLY NOW!


Step 2
  • DD-214 (Veterans Only)
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) (For Reservists Only)


Step three



Once fully accepted to the College and all transcripts are received and evaluated for credit, you must do the following:

  1. Register for classes 
  2. Complete the Request for Certification of VA form – (must be completed each semester)

The VA Certifying Official at Robeson Community College will submit Enrollment Certification during the first week of classes (no earlier than 120 days before the semester start date).

Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33) helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33).


Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

The Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30)

The Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (MGIB-AD) can help you pay for education and training programs. If you’ve served at least 2 years on active duty, find out if you qualify for the MGIB-AD program.


Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

The Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 1606)

The Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program offers up to 36 months of education and training benefits. If you’re a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be eligible for this benefit. Find out if you qualify.


Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)

Find out if you’re eligible for VA education benefits for dependents and survivors (also called Chapter 35 benefits). If you’re a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits or job training through a GI Bill® program.


Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Disabled Veterans Assistance (Chapter 31)

If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, the VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program—also referred to as Chapter 31—can help. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply for vocational rehabilitation benefits and services, like help exploring employment options and any required training needs. In some cases, your family members may also be eligible for certain benefits.


Find out if you qualify for this education benefit by clicking below:

Other VA Educational Benefits

Learn about other VA education benefits if you don’t qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®. If you’re a Guardsman, Reservist, or Veteran and you’re not eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®, you may be able to get other VA education benefits through these programs:

An accredited representative (a trained professional trusted to help with VA-related claims) who works with a Veterans Service Organization (VSO) can help you pick the right program.
Get help from an accredited representative

The GI Bill® Comparison Tool shows you what VA education benefits you’ll get at different schools.
Use the GI Bill Comparison Tool

Note: The Post-9/11 GI Bill® has replaced the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) for Reserve and National Guard members called to active duty on or after September 11, 2001. But if you applied for REAP on or after November 25, 2015, you may still qualify for VA education benefits.
Learn more about REAP

  • Army Emergency Relief (AER) Scholarships: 
    • Mrs. Patty Shinseki Spouse Scholarship ProgramSpouses pursuing an undergraduate degree or professional certification may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study or eight academic years of part-time study.
    • Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for Military ChildrenChildren pursuing an undergraduate degree who meet eligibility criteria may receive assistance for up to four academic years.
  • MyCAA Military Spouse Scholarship:  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 have successfully completed high school and have the ability to request tuition assistance while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders are eligible. Spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserves in these same pay grades are eligible.
  • AMVETS Scholarships – Annually awards scholarships to Veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased Veteran is also eligible.
  • Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation – – Providing college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in combat or accidents. Our vision is that every such child can have a debt-free college education.
  • Fallen Warrior Scholarship Fund – Established to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to U.S. military Family members of our Fallen Warriors in their pursuit of higher education
  • ThanksUSA Scholarships – Academic Top Scholars (ATS) – Accessible to all dependent children, age 24 and under, and all spouses of Active-Duty U.S. Military Service Members are eligible to apply for scholarships.
  • VFW Military Scholarships – The VFW’s Military Scholarship program provides 25 $3,000 scholarships annually to VFW members who are currently serving in uniform or have been discharged within the 36 months before the December 31 deadline.

VA Work Study Allowance program

The Work Study Allowance Program offers an additional non-taxable allowance to students in return for performing VA-related activities.  It serves as a supplemental VA education benefit and often provides the additional funding that allows a student to pursue and accomplish educational goals. 

Work Study students earn an hourly wage equal to the federal minimum wage, or the state minimum wage, whichever is greater.

The earnings the student receives under this program are not considered income and should not be mentioned as such. This is a supplement to VA Education Benefits.

Program Eligibility

To participate in the Work Study Allowance Program, the student must be receiving benefits under one of the following education programs: 

  • Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 30: The Montgomery GI Bill
  • Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 31: Veteran Readiness and Employment
  • Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 32: The Post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program
  • Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI Bill / Fry Scholarship
  • Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 35: Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program
  • Title 10, U.S.C., Chapter 1606: The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve
  • Edith N. Rogers STEM Scholarship

The student must be enrolled in and pursuing an approved college degree, vocational or professional program of education at a rate of 3/4 time or greater.

NOTE: Neither Federal employees nor students receiving VA education benefits, while participating in an internship program at a VA Facility, are eligible to participate in the Work Study Allowance Program simultaneously at a VA facility.


Robeson Community College’s Military Affiliated Resource Center (MARC) is an approved work site for the VA Work Study Allowance Program. To apply, please complete VA Form 22-8691, Application for Work Study Allowance, and submit it to the Financial Aid/Veterans Service Office for consideration. Positions are on a first come first serve basis as positions are limited. For more information about education benefits, please get in touch with us via email at: or contact the Military Affiliated Resource Center (MARC) at 910-272-3333.




U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


NC Department of Military & Veteran Affairs

USA Gov Benefits

Request Official Joint Services Transcript

Request Military Service Records

Veterans Health Administration WAVE Online Monthly Verification of Enrollment

Veteran Crisis Line 

 North Carolina Women’s Veteran & Services
After Deployment National Center for PTSD
Access & Manage your VA Benefits

Disabled American Veterans

VA HOSPITAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICE PROGRAM: Fayetteville: (910) 488-2120 EXT. 5225 DAV: (910) 488-2120 EXT. 7302

Office of Readjustment Counseling Services Vet Center Program: 2301 Robeson Street, Suite 103, Fayetteville NC 28305 | 910 488-6252



Director of Financial Aid & Veteran Services/Veterans School Certifying Official 
Phone: (910) 272-3662


Assistant Director of Financial Aid & Veteran Services  – Military Rank: MSG USA, Retired, Army

Phone: (910) 272-3350


Veterans School Certifying Official | 
Phone: (910) 272-3333


MARC Outreach/Community Liaison  – Military Rank: Specialist E-4 -US Army

Phone: (910) 272-3333





Office: Student Center, Building 13 – Military-Affiliated Resource Center (MARC)

Phone Number:  910-272-3333

Fax Number: 910-272-3314


Hours:  Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday: 9am – 12 pm


The MARC Center is housed in the Student Center, building 13, and operates under the supervision of the Financial Aid & Veteran Services Office. The center will help support veterans, servicemembers, guardsmen, reservists, and military-affiliated students as they work to achieve their academic goals, providing information and resources available from local veteran organizations, the federal government, and the Veterans Crisis Line. It will be a safe place where veterans, servicemembers, and military-affiliated students can get away from distractions and focus on school work.