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Post-9/11 GI Bill Overview

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In July of 2008 the Post-9/11 GI Bill was signed into law, creating a new robust education benefits program rivaling the WWII Era GI Bill of Rights. The new Post 9/11 GI Bill provides education benefits for servicemembers who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001. These benefits are tiered based on the number of days served on active duty, creating a benefit package that gives current and previously activated Nati... more

New 2013-14 Montgomery GI Bill Rates

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Each year in October, the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) payment rates increase to meet the growing cost of education. In October, 2013, the Montgomery GI Bill full-time payment rate will increase to $1,648 for the 2014 fiscal year. Eligible veterans and servicemembers could receive more than $59,000 in total benefits over 36 months. View the latest monthly payment rates for the Montgomery GI Bill - Selective Reserve. Montgomery GI Bill Monthly R... more

Montgomery GI Bill

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Montgomery GI Bill benefits are available for servicemembers and veterans to help with education and training costs by providing over $51,000 in cash and numerous support programs. The value of the MGIB is based on the current maximum monthly payment rate of $1648 (effective Oct. 1) multiplied by the 36-month limit. This "payment rate" automatically adjusts for inflation on the first of October each year. You get current payment rate no... more

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

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VEAP is an educational assistance program that is available if you elect to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. The following is a summary of the VEAP. Benefit Description VEAP is available if you elect to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. The government matches your contributions on a $2 for $1 basis. You may use these benefits ... 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. To receive a formal decision from VA, you must file a claim for benefits. Eligibility The VA work-study allowance is available to persons training under the following programs: Montgomery GI Bill--Active Duty (38 U.S.C. Chapter 30) Vocational Training and Re... more

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GI Bill Benefit

  The GI Bill is arguably the greatest benefit of serving in the Armed Forces. The GI Bill includes several VA administered education programs including the Post-9/11 GI Bill, The Montgomery GI Bill, REAP, and VEAP. These programs provide a benefit that can enhance your life, career, and future income potential. This section of the Military Education Center is designed to help you determine which program(s) you may qualify for and which best fits your needs.

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