GI Bill® Benefits
Part: 1 Resources 7 to 13 (of 101)
Part 1: Use Your Military Benefits to Pay for School
Part 2: Scholarships, Federal Student Aid, Navigating the “New GI Bill®, and VA Quick Links
Part 3: Making Career and Education Decisions
Part 4: Making the Transition from Military Service to School
7. Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30)
The Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB) (GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) program provides up to 36 months of military education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs. You can find detailed information at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/montgomery_bill.asp.
8. Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)
Vocational Rehabilitation provides assistance to veterans who have a service-connected disability of at least 20 percent, and are in need of vocational rehabilitation. You may be eligible for certain Chapter 31 benefits if you are rated 10% disabled. Info at: http://www.benefits.va.gov/VOCREHAB/edu_voc_counseling.asp.
9. VEAP – Veterans Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 32)
The Veterans Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 32 – VEAP) extends benefits to active-duty personnel and veterans who enlisted in the military between January 1, 1977, and July 11, 1985. For detailed information regarding eligibility and this program, please visit: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/veap.asp.
10. Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® Veteran Education Benefits Program provides financial support for education. For more info visit: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_gibill.asp.
11. Dependent Education Assistance Program (Chapter 35)
Dependent Education Assistance Program (Chapter 35) provides military education benefits to the dependents of veterans who either passed away or became disabled as a result of a service-connected disability. For more info go to: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp.
12. Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserves (Chapter 1606)
Montgomery GI Bill® – Selected Reserves (Chapter 1606) military education benefits are available to reservists who enlist, reenlist, or extend an enlistment in the Selected Reserve. More info at: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/resources/benefits_resources/rates/CH1606/ch1606rates100113.asp.
13. Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
The Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 1607) is available to students who are members of the Selected Reserves, Individual Ready Reserve, or the National Guard and were called to active service in response to a war or national emergency. More info at: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/reap.asp.