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The Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill: User's Guide

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Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) benefits are available for servicemembers to help with education and training costs, you can become eligible if you are an active duty member who enrolls and pay $100 per month for 12 months. You are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once you have completed a minimum service obligation. This guide includes the following topics: A MGIB Benefit Overview Step-by-Step Applicatio... more

Work-Study Program

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If you're a full-time or 3/4-time student in a college degree program or a vocational or professional program, you can "earn while you learn" with a VA work-study allowance. Eligibility The VA work-study allowance is available to anyone training under the following programs: The Post-9/11 GI Bill Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty Vocational Training and Rehabilitation for Veterans With Service Connected Disabilities Depend... more

Vocational Training With Your GI Bill

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If you are in a technical field in the military you may think you can't use your GI Bill benefits once you leave the service, because the GI Bill is only for college. This isn't true at all - many technical fields pay good money, and you can use your military experience to write your ticket to a career in several technical fields. Sometimes you need a certification or school training for employers to hire you though.You can use your GI Bill to... more

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Subsistence Allowance

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A subsistence allowance is paid to Veterans each month while enrolled in a Vocational Rehabilitation program and is based on the rate of attendance (full-time or part-time), the number of dependents, and the type of training. The charts below reflect the rates as of October 1, 2015. Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence Allowance Rates Type Training Training Time No Dependen... more

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess

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If you are a veteran who has a VA disability rating and an employment handicap, you may be entitled to vocational rehabilitation & employment services under Chapter 31 of the GI Bill. These services include - but are not limited to - counseling, training, education and job placement assistance. The following services may be provided through the VR&E program: Comprehensive rehabilitation evaluation to determine abilities, skills, intere... more

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