A Call for Participation - Service Member to Student Survey

By Curtis L. Coy

Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, I am excited to share information with you about a new survey that has been developed with support from a Google Global Impact Award, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families [ ] (IVMF) and in collaboration with Student Veterans of America [ ]_ _(SVA). The survey is to understand Servicemembers’ service and post-service experiences, challenges, and recommendations as they relate to education and successful transition.

*"All military Servicemembers (active duty, reserves, guard), Veterans and their families are eligible to participate.  "*"Please help us get the word out and pass this on to eligible individuals and your networks.

* The survey should take approximately 20 minutes, depending on your answers.

* Your responses will remain entirely confidential. * The research team will follow up at various intervals to remind you to distribute and complete the survey, which will close after 3-4 months (depending on response rates).

All survey findings and accompanying research reports will be made publicly available online by IVMF in the coming months at [ ].

To access the *"Service Member to Student Survey: Veterans’ Perceptions of Transition, Higher Education & Success"* survey or distribute the survey directly to your membership and distribution lists via email, *click **here* [ ].


Curtis L. Coy
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Veterans Benefits Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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