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Veteran’s Support

Take the Next Step in Serving Your Country

Apply your military background at a graduate school dedicated to preparing veterans for careers in national security, intelligence, and international affairs. IWP offers a comprehensive, serious approach guided by seasoned professionals who have done what they teach.

The Institute is the only school satisfactorily filling a major need in American academia.

Eligible veterans can earn their degree without incurring out-of-pocket costs.

Contact an admissions officer to learn more about our graduate programs.

Welcome, Veterans.

At The Institute of World Politics, we are proud of our military and veteran community. We thank you for your service, and we are glad that you have chosen IWP to continue your professional education.

Like you, we are dedicated to the defense of our nation. We are proud of IWP’s many veteran and active duty students and alumni, including officers who are now Generals, and we truly value the experience our students from the Armed Forces bring to the IWP classroom.

Veteran Benefits at IWP

Academic Benefits

IWP offers professional graduate programs in international affairs, national security, and intelligence. Students study in small classes with faculty who have done what they teach.

Financial Benefits

IWP will waive the application fee for applicants who are veterans or who are serving in the military.

IWP administers a number of education programs directed towards active duty military personnel, veterans, and dependents. The benefits for each program will be based upon certain eligibility requirements outlined at the link below.

The Institute has designed its Yellow Ribbon offering to allow eligible veterans to attend our Master’s Degree program on a full-time basis, with no out-of-pocket tuition costs.

Professional Benefits

IWP Career Services is dedicated to your career success. We will help you advance in your career, whether you continue in the military or pursue a civilian career.

Military Friendly Badge - 2023-24 - Silver

Serving our Military Students

A Letter from our Chancellor

Our Founder, President Emeritus, and Chancellor, John Lenczowski, has a message of gratitude for all of our Veterans:

Points of Contact

Service members should contact the following staff members to address their registration/counseling, financial aid, and career services needs:

At the Institute, we prize scholar-practitioners on our faculty and student-practitioners in our classrooms. The presence here of current servicemen and women and veterans has educated many people in our student body about the realities and the dangers of the profession of arms.

- John Lenczowski

Founder, President Emeritus, and Chancellor