EDUCATION RESOURCES

MCCS Education Assistance

There are many schools with representatives on both Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River. 

Please check out the Education Centers!

  • Spouses can use Ed Centers!

  • GI Bill transfer info

  • FAFSA Help

  • Scholarship Info

  • Certification Assistance

  • Curious about spouse’s TA?   

http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/edu/

Scholarships

There are many scholarships available to military spouses.  There are different requirements for each scholarship.

This is my favorite database:

Scholarship Opportunities - VETS2INDUSTRY


MyCAA

The My Career Advancement Account Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship assists military spouses in pursuing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields and occupations.

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.  Maximum benefit - $4,000

https://mycaa.militaryonesource.mil/mycaa/get-started

https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil/Portal/Media/Default/Collaterals_Catalog/Program_Overview/MyCAA-Helping-Spouses-Reach-Career-Goals.pdf

Camp Lejeune Officer Spouses’ Club

https://camplejeuneosc.wildapricot.org/CLOSC-Scholarship-Philanthropy


National Military Family Association

https://www.militaryfamily.org/programs/spouses-scholarships/


Other Options

https://militaryfamilies.com/military-education/30-scholarships-for-military-spouses/

 

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

Family Member Employment Assistance

http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/fmeap/

Resume Assistance, Networking Techniques, Job Referral, Workshops, Comprehensive Assistance


Military Spouse Jobs

Provide personalized, 1-on-1  job placement support, career progression, and employment training at no cost to our  military spouses or our employer partners

http://www.militaryspousejobs.com

Hiring Our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes provides a variety of programs and events for military spouses.

I particularly enjoy the networking opportunities

https://www.hiringourheroes.org/military-spouses/

Local Events – Military Spouse Professional Network – Go to local events!!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/MSPNLeJeune/?source_id=127394257329432


Hire Heroes USA

Free job search assistance to U.S. military spouses, & help companies connect w/ opportunities to hire them.  https://www.hireheroesusa.org/


USO Pathfinder Program

Scouts support service members and family members up to one year before their transition and ensure continuity of care by extending support up to one year beyond the service member’s date of separation.

https://www.uso.org/programs/uso-pathfinder


American Corporate Partners

ACP will hand pick a Mentor for you based on your career interests and professional history. You and your Mentor will create a tailored action plan for the mentorship and speak monthly to make progress on your goals, and ACP staff will help guide you through the mentorship experience to ensure success.

https://www.acp-usa.org/spouseapp


VIRTUAL EMPLOYMENT

Home | WISE Advise + Assist Team (wiseadviseteam.com)

Join A Remote Team | Work from Home | Instant Teams

Facebook Groups for Virtual Employment

VirtForce

Virtual HOH Military Spouse Professional Network

ENTREPENEUR RESOURCES

Bunker Labs

https://bunkerlabs.org/our-locations/wilmington/

The Rosie Network

http://therosienetwork.org/

The Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs

Assoc. of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (amseagency.com)

And don't forget to connect with Joanna Demott on LinkedIn!