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The Veterans Education and Training Section produces an electronic newsletter for veterans and the educational community.

What are VA GI Bill OJT/Apprenticeship and Missouri Show Me Heroes Programs?

Missouri State Approving Agency and the Show-Me Heroes Program agree to share information regarding VA benefits for on-the-job training and apprenticeship and Show Me Heroes on-the-job training reimbursements to employers.

The VA program for on-the-job- training and apprenticeship include benefits for eligible veterans and dependents. The minimum training program length is at least six months. Benefits range from $276 to $1,341 or more per month paid to the veteran, based on entitlement.

The Show-Me Heroes Program features a 50% wage reimbursement to employers in qualifying training for up to six months. Some veterans may qualify for both programs based on each program approval criteria.

Contact the Missouri State Approving Agency at 1-877-530-2765 or 1-573-751-1250. 

The Show-Me Heroes program phone number is   1-800-592-6020 and the web site is http://showmeheroes.mo.gov/