Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB) Rate Table
The Montgomery G.I. Bill program provides up to 36 months of benefits to eligible individuals who entered military service on or after July 1, 1985, who had their basic military pay reduced by $100.00 per month for the first 12 months of their service and received a discharge specified as "HONORABLE" are eligible. Participants must have received a high school diploma or its equivalency before the end of your first obligated period of service. Benefits are payable for 10 years following release from active duty. Click here for general information.
Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
A veteran of W.W.II or thereafter who has a service connected disability which entitles him/her to DVA disability compensation and who is in need of vocational rehabilitation because the disability creates an unemployable handicap may be eligible for Chapter 31 benefits. Professional counselors from the DVA will help you plan an individual program. This includes the services and financial assistance needed to carry out the program. Click here for general information.
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill is effective August 1, 2009. Approved training under the Post 9/11 GI Bill includes graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, licensing and national testing programs and tutorial assistance. All training programs must be offered by an institution of higher learning (IHL) and approved for GI Bill benefits. Pamphlets and factsheets about the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Transfer of Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits to Dependents (TEB)
For the first time in history, service members enrolled in the Post 9/11 GI Bill program will be able to transfer unused educational benefits to their spouses or children starting Aug. 1, 2009. official DOD website/TEB info
Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits may also be transferred through the new Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship. The scholarship expands eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include children of an active duty service member in the Armed Forces who dies in the line of duty. More detailed provisions of the Fry Scholarship.
Note: VA does not determine eligibility for TEB
Chapter 35 - Survivors & Dependents Educational Assistance Rate Table
Sons, daughters, and spouses of a veteran who dies on active duty, was
released from active duty due to a service connected disability, permanently
and totally disabled, MIA, POW, or detained by a foreign government while on
or in the line of duty, may be eligible for benefits. Generally, the
eligibility period for sons and daughters is between the ages of 18 and 26
years of age. A spouse may use educational benefits during a 10 year period
after eligibility is found. A surviving spouse may use those benefits during
a 10 year period after the veterans death or 10 years after the DVA
determines the veterans death was caused by a service connected disability,
provided the surviving spouse does not marry.
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Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve Rate Table
Individuals who have agreed to serve six years in the selected reserve,
on or after July 1,1985, re-enlisted or extended an enlistment for a period
of at least six years may be eligible. Click here for general information.
Note: Active duty personnel are reimbursed for tuition and fees only, but are accessed entitlements charges at the rate of attend.
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Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
REAP (Chapter 1607 of title 10, U.S. Code) is a new education program that provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of the Selected Reserves, Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) and National Guard who are called or ordered to active service I response to a war or national emergency, as declared by the President or Congress. A member of the reserve component who serves on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 under title 10, U.S.C., for a contingency operation and who serves at least 90 consecutive days or more is eligible for chapter 1607. National Guard members are also eligible if their active duty is 90 consecutive days or more and their service is :
- authorized under section 502(f),title 32, U.S.C.,
- authorized by the President or Secretary of Defense for a national emergency, and
- supported by federal funds.
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