Student Veterans at SIT Graduate Institute
Are you a veteran considering graduate school? SIT values your experience, voice, and perspective.
Throughout its history, SIT has welcomed and valued the real-world experiences its students bring into the classroom.
Consider combining your military experience and leadership skills with the knowledge and tools gained through a master’s degree.
Lend your voice and perspectives in exploring where theory and practice intersect; the importance of intercultural collaboration; and how to create a peaceful and just society grounded in real-world experience.
Become an effective change-maker in critical fields such as sustainable development; TESOL; peacebuilding and conflict transformation; and international education.
Did you know?
- SIT Graduate Institute is a Yellow Ribbon School. If you are 100% eligible for post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits, you will qualify for an additional $10,000 scholarship from SIT.
- To process your GI Bill educational benefits, SIT Graduate Institute will need a Certificate of Eligibility from your Veterans Affairs (VA) office. The VA gets this paperwork from your discharge form (DD214).
- SIT grants gift aid based on a combination of need and merit. Average gifts range between $500 and $4,000. Scholarships include a Veterans Service Award, which covers books and materials. See complete scholarships listing.
- SIT Graduate Institute has its own chapter of Student Veterans of America. Members have participated in peace marches, movie nights, and have helped build awareness on campus and in the community.
- SIT offers disability services and short term mental health counseling for students. Information and referral to community support services is also available.
- We have personal relationships with local Veterans Affairs staff. SIT can refer students who want more information about accessing the network of veterans’ services to which they are entitled.
A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES –
Consider the extraordinary ways in which you can put your experience into practice:
- A Marine who served as a translator in Afghanistan uses his MA in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation to facilitate peacebuilding trainings for community leaders.
- An infantryman who served two tours patrolling neighborhoods and helping to build schools in Afghanistan utilizes SIT’s MA in Sustainable Development to work with a community in West Africa.
- A soldier brings her organizational and financial management skills—cultivated during her service in Iraq—to a professional career in NGO management with SIT’s MA in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management.
- With SIT’s MA in International Education, a sailor creates a nonprofit serving refugees and asylee children that seeks to both integrate and preserve their cultural heritage.
Put your passion into practice with an SIT master’s degree. Contact our admissions office for more information at 1.800.336.1616 (toll-free inside the US) or 802.258.2510 (outside the US) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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