Chapter 30-Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (MGIB)
The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This
benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs. Generally, benefits
are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.
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. Read more about this at
Chapter 35-Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance
DEA provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of
veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related
condition, or who died while on active duty or as a result of a
service-related condition. The program offers up to 45 months of education
benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs.
Chapter 1606-Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the
Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy
Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve,
and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit may be
used for degree and certificate programs.
Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
VEAP is available if you first entered active duty between January 1, 1977
and June 30, 1985 and you elected to make contributions from your military
pay to participate in this education benefit program. Your contributions are
matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the Government. This benefit may be used for
degree and certificate programs.
The Vocational Rehabilitation program is for service-disabled veterans who
require further education to attain suitable, stable employment. This
program may provide vocational and other training services and assistance
including tutorial assistance, tuition, books, fees, supplies, handling
charges, licensing fees and equipment and other training materials