Veterans and Military Services | The French Pastry School

Veterans and Military Services

Veterans and Military Services

At The French Pastry School, we value our Veterans and Military Personnel - Our Veterans and Military Services team is staffed by skilled professionals who understand the unique challenges our returning veterans face when making the transition from active duty military to college life. Not only do we provide one-on-one services, we connect you with other veterans who have completed the courses to help with the transition.

What We Provide

  • One-on-one support to guide you through the Admissions and Financial Aid process
  • Assistance to ensure that you receive all of the VA benefits you are entitled to receive
  • Peer support from other veteran graduates and students
  • Assistance with relocating to Chicago
    • Referrals for basic needs
    • Assistance with finding housing for the duration of your education
    • Connection to external Veteran’s services organizations
  • Career Services which includes counseling, goal setting, job readiness support, and placement resources

Student Process

  • Schedule a one-on-one tour of The French Pastry School with your personal advisor
    • Meet our chefs, students, and staff
    • Tour our state-of-the-art teaching kitchens
    • Learn about how you can advance your expertise or transition into a new Pastry career
  • Work with your personal advisor to complete the online application and to apply for your educational benefits
    • Complete a FAFSA application (
    • Apply for educational benefits (
    • Apply for IVG/ING grants
    • Request copies of your DD214 (if discharged)
    • Request official copies of your college/military transcripts