Students receiving Veteran Benefits may apply for benefits under any of the below:
CHAPTER 30, THE MONTGOMERY G.I. BILL ® – ACTIVE DUTY
Veterans who entered active duty beginning July 1, 1985, and who participated in the 12-month pay reduction program while on active duty. Also includes Chapter 32 active-duty persons with eligibility as of October 1, 1996, who elected to participate in the Montgomery G.I. Bill ® Eligibility is decided by the VA. Benefits are paid directly to the student.
CHAPTER 31, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT
Veterans with a service-connected disability who are rated 10 percent of more disabled according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Eligibility is decided by a VA caseworker. Tuition is paid directly to the school; other benefits may be paid to the student.
CHAPTER 32, VETERANS EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Veterans who entered active duty between January 1, 1977, and June 30, 1985 and who contributed to the program while on active duty.
CHAPTER 33, THE POST-9/11 G.I. BILL ®
Veterans who accumulated at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001 with an honorable discharge, or those who received a service-connected disability after 30 days of service may be eligible for Chapter 33, as determined by the VA. Tuition and fees are paid directly to the School, with BAH and book stipends paid directly to the student. All payments are proportionate to Chapter 33 eligibility rating, with BAH payments based on DoD calculator (use school zip code for an E-5 with dependents). This benefit is frequently revised. Please refer to the VA for comprehensive changes to this benefit.
CHAPTER 33/TEB, THE POST-9/11 G.I. BILL ® TRANSFER
This option is for Chapter 33-eligible service members to transfer unused benefits wholly or in increments to spouses and/or children.
CHAPTER 35, SURVIVORS AND DEPENDENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
For spouses or children of veterans who died on active duty, whose death was caused by a service- connected disability, or who are rated by the VA as 100 percent permanently disabled.
CHAPTER 1606, THE MONTGOMERY G.I. BILL ® – SELECTED RESERVE
Benefits are paid directly to eligible individuals who have committed to the required length of enlistment in the Selected Reserve.
CHAPTER 1607, Reserve Educational Assistance Program
Chapter 1607 is potentially payable for individuals in the reserves who were recalled for active duty for at least 90 days beginning September 11, 2001, or later. Eligibility is determined by either DoD or DHS.