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Retraining Grant

Sponsored by: Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident and a veteran with two years of active-duty service, 90 days of wartime service, or other active-duty service in conflicts or peacekeeping missions. Applicant must have been involuntarily laid off or discharged (not due to willful misconduct) within one year of application. Applicant must have been employed for at least six consecutive months with the same employer or in the same or similar occupations. At least one day of that employment must have been within that year. Applicant must be enrolled in a structured on-the-job training program or in a technical education program that will be completed within two years of application and can reasonably be expected to lead to gainful employment. Course work toward a college degree does not qualify. Spouses and dependent children of deceased Wisconsin veterans may also be eligible.

FAQ

Application Deadline None
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Grant
Renewable?
Recipient may receive a second grant no sooner than one year after first grant was awarded; no applicant may receive more than two grants.
yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes

Scholarships

Amount

Max $3,000

Contact Information

Scott Schipper
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843 United States

Phone: (608) 266-3028
Fax: (608) 267-0403
http://www.wisvets.com

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$10,000

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