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DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS

GI Bill

Chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bill

  • Serve at least 90 days active duty
    36 months of benefits
    Pays tuition/fees, monthly housing allowance, and book/supplies stipend
    Only covers in-state tuition and fees
    Expires 15 years from last discharge or separation
    Can be transferred to dependents prior to seperation

Chapter 30, Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty

  • 2+ years of active duty
    36 months of benefits
    Expires 10 years from last discharge or separation
    Provides monthly stipend.  Student responsible for all school expenses.  Click here for current payment rates.

Chapter 1606, Montgomery GI Bill – Reserves

  • Members currently serving in the Reserves or Guard
    36 months of benefits
    Provides monthly stipend.  Student responsible for all school expenses.  Click here for current payment rates.

Chapter 1607, Reserve Education Assistance Plan (REAP)

  • Eligibility varies depending on reserve status after completing a period of active duty
    36 months of benefits
    Provides monthly stipend. Student responsible for all school expenses. Click here for current payment rates.

Chapter 35, Dependents Education Assistance (DEA)

  • Provides education for spouses and dependendt children
    36 months of benefits
    Provides monthly stipend. Student responsible for all school expenses. Click here for current payment rates.

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service

Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

  • Provides educational and vocational training for veterans with a service connected disability.

For more information, visit the GI Bill.

Apply for benefits using the Veterans Online Application (VONAPP).