MADISON (WKOW) -- Some student soldiers may have to re-draft their plans for upcoming semesters.
Due to the sequester, tuition assistance programs from all but one branch of the military will no longer be available.
Federal tuition assistance used to pay $250 per semester hour for active and reserve soldiers, up to $4,500 a year.
But now, those benefits are on the chopping block.
"It was important in the budgeting process for myself and trying to figure out how much my expenditures are going to be and then plan for future semesters as well," said UW-Eau Claire student and Wisconsin Army National Guard member John Bensend.
Federal GI bills and state programs for veterans education are still available.
The Navy is still offering tuition assistance, but it's reviewing possible cuts to the program.
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