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Military Friendly Top 10 School Award 2023-2024
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Virginia Department of Veterans Services

GI Bill® and Tuition Assistance

General information on GI Bill® (GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at, and other Tuition Assistance. ATI participates in many existing scholarship programs and has also created others in order to help as many military members and their families as possible.

Learn more about financial assistance.

Veteran Readiness and Employment

If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, Veteran Readiness and Employment can help. This program—also known as Chapter 31 or VR&E—helps you explore employment options and address education or training needs. In some cases, your family members may also qualify for certain benefits.

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship

Children of an active-duty member of the Armed Forces who have died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001, are eligible for this benefit. A child may be married or over 23 and still be eligible.

Skillbridge Approved

Service members can earn their Commercial Driver’s License before leaving the military through ATI’s SkillBridge approved program.

The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service. Service members participating in SkillBridge receive their military compensation and benefits.

CDL Training Grants

Grant Details:

  • $3000 grant towards ATI's Commercial Driving Programs.
  • Open to all actively serving military, Veterans, and family members.

Career opportunities in Commercial Driving are abundant, essential, and available across the country.

Learn more about getting your CDL today!

Tuition Assistance

There are a number of financial aid programs available to those who qualify including:

  1. Veterans Benefits
  2. Military Tuition Assistance
  3. Grants and Federal Student Loan Programs

TA Top Up

Effective October 30, 2000, active duty personnel who are eligible to receive chapter 30 benefits and who are utilizing military tuition assistance may apply for Tuition Assistance Top Up.

TA Top Up is an additional Chapter 30 benefit which allows the VA to issue payment to an individual for all or any portion of the difference between the Tuition Assistance amount paid by the military component and the total cost of tuition and related charges. The Top Up payment is made to the individual claimant, not to the college, in one lump sum payment.

Air Force Portal

Air Force personnel can request TA online using the Air Force Portal.


ATI has been accepted as an “LOI school”. The program includes reduced tuition along with program flexibility.

Navy/Marine Portal

Navy and Marine personnel must complete and submit the NETPDTC-1560 Form to their Education Office prior to the start of the term.

Coast Guard

Coast Guard personnel must complete and submit the CG-4147 Form to the Education Office prior to the start of the term. This TA Application Form may be submitted via email, fax or in person.

Learn More >


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