VETERANS BENEFITS

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty Chapter 30

  • If you have maximum benefit and are enrolled full-time, you will receive up to $1700 monthly to pay tuition and your expenses. There is no   BAH with this program
  • Must use the benefit within 10 years of your date of separation
  • Submit application. You will receive a Certificate of Eligibility in the mail. If you selected a college or university they will receive a copy
  • You may apply to the college or university and sign up for classes prior to receiving your COE but your benefits will not be effective until you have submitted the COE
  • Apply for benefit on VONAPP
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Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Chapter 31

  • Active Duty: Apply to the VA and be rated as having a 20% service connected disability
  • Veterans: Apply to the VA and be rated as having a 10% service connected disability
  • Must apply within 12 years of receiving disability rating or date of separation
  • Receive counseling from Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor to determine if eligible for services
  • Nearly all education related expenses are covered and subsistence allowance is provided
    Submit application and wait to be contacted by the VA
  • Apply for benefit on VONAPP
  • Apply for VRE benefit using VA Form 28-1900 online or print and mail to the nearest VA office
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Post/911 GI Bill Chapter 33

  • Must have honorable discharge
  • All in-state tuition fees are covered
  • Veterans using the benefit will receive E-5 BAH with dependents for your local area
  • Students with a percentage of benefits or part time enrollment will receive a percentage of the BAH based upon their circumstances
  • A book stipend benefit based on credit hours will be received
  • Activity duty receiving the benefit will not receive additional BAH
  • Must use the benefit  within 15 years of your date of separation
  • Minimum of 90 days of active service after September 10, 2001
  • Submit application and you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility in the mail. If you selected a college or university they will also receive a copy
  • You may apply to the college or university and sign up for classes prior to receiving your COE but your benefits will not be effective until you have submitted the COE
  • Apply for benefit on VONAPP
  • Apply for Post/911 GI Bill benefit using VA Form 28-1900e online or print and mail to nearest VA office

 

Yellow Ribbon Program

  • All resident tuition and fees for a public school
  • The lower of the actual tuition and fees or the national maximum per academic year for a private school
  • Qualify on a year to year basis
  • You must be eligible for the maximum benefit rate under the Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • You must not be on active duty or a spouse using transferred entitlement
  • Your school must have not offered Yellow Ribbon to more than the maximum number of individuals, as stated in their participation agreement
  • Your school must certify your enrollment to VA and provide Yellow Ribbon Program information
  • Not only does VA need to approve your eligibility but your institution as well
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