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Funding your higher education at Northwest Missouri State University has never been easier. By contracting in the Show-Me GOLD program and enlisting in the Missouri Army National Guard, you will gain access to some of the best education benefits available. Jump starting your life into the right direction and setting you at an advantage to your peers.

  • 100% Tuition Assistance

  • Enlistment bonus up to $20,000 (military occupational specialty dependent)
  • Montgomery GI Bill ($407 per month while in school)

  • Paid Job Skills and Training (Two week annual training earn up to $2,000)

  • Monthly Drill Pay ($260- $350 per month)

  • Student Loan Repayment (Up to $50,000 accumulated student loans after commission)

  • Army National Guard Kicker (up to $200 per month while in school)

  • Inexpensive life insurance ($400,000 at $25 per month)

  • Great health insurance for low cost (individual: $48 per month or family plan: $239 per month)

    • Additional options for dental and vision