There are a multitude of options offered from the government to complete your education. From standard financial aid to the many military benefits programs, our office of Veterans Services can guide you through this process so that your college experience begins seamlessly.
Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB)
Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill
Transfer of Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits to Dependents (TEB)
For the first time in history, service members enrolled in the Post 9/11 GI Bill program will be able to transfer unused educational benefits to their spouses or children starting Aug. 1, 2009. Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits may also be transferred through the new Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship. The scholarship expands eligibility under the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include children of an active duty service member in the Armed Forces who dies in the line of duty. More detailed provisions of the Fry Scholarship.
Chapter 35 - Survivors & Dependents Educational Assistance Rate Table
Sons, daughters, and spouses of a veteran who dies on active duty, was released from active duty due to a service connected disability, permanently and totally disabled, MIA, POW, or detained by a foreign government while on or in the line of duty, may be eligible for benefits. Generally, the eligibility period for sons and daughters is between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age. A spouse may use educational benefits during a 10 year period after eligibility is found. A surviving spouse may use those benefits during a 10 year period after the veterans death or 10 years after the DVA determines the veterans death was caused by a service connected disability, provided the surviving spouse does not marry.
Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve
Individuals who have agreed to serve six years in the selected reserve, on or after July 1,1985, re-enlisted or extended an enlistment for a period of at least six years may be eligible. Note: Active duty personnel are reimbursed for tuition and fees only, but are accessed entitlements charges at the rate of attend.
Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
REAP (Chapter 1607 of title 10, U.S. Code) is a new education program that provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of the Selected Reserves, Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) and National Guard who are called or ordered to active service I response to a war or national emergency, as declared by the President or Congress. A member of the reserve component who serves on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 under title 10, U.S.C., for a contingency operation and who serves at least 90 consecutive days or more is eligible for chapter 1607. National Guard members are also eligible if their active duty is 90 consecutive days or more and their service is:
For a more extensive description and additional information on all benefits programs you may be eligible for, contact LCC Veteran Services at 517-483-5246.