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The Post-9/11 GI Bill can pay your full resident tuition at a public school. If you are attending a private or foreign school it will pay up to $21,084.89 per academic year. Many schools can choose to participate in the "Yellow-Ribbon" program which can waive a portion of the difference in the tuition you are charged and the amount covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Be sure to ask your school if they are planning to participate in the program... more
The Top 20 Post-9/11 GI Bill Frequently Asked Questions When does the Post 9/11 GI Bill go into effect and how do I apply? Is this new benefit retroactive to Sept. 11, 2001? Am I eligible? Does the length of time served after 9/11 effect my level of benefits? What are the major benefits of the this new program? Are there additional benefits? Is there a limit to the benefits if I go to school half-time? ... more
The New Post-9/11 GI Bill offers several new and improved benefits for veterans attending education and training programs at accredited colleges or universities. Post-9/11 benefit eligiblity and payment rates are based on the amount creditable active-duty service each veteran has since Sept. 10, 2001. See the Tables below. Tuition and Fees - VA pays eligible veteran's tuition & fees payment directly to the school. This payment is not to exce... more
The monthly rates in the following bles are effective October 1, 2014. Institutional Training Training Time Monthly rate Full time $367.00 3/4 time $274.00 1/2 time $182.00 Less than 1/2 time $91.75 ... more
Montgomery GI Bill benefits are available for servicemembers and veterans to help with education and training costs by providing over $61,000 in cash and numerous support programs. The value of the MGIB is based on the current maximum monthly payment rate of $1,717 multiplied by the 36-month limit. This "payment rate" automatically adjusts for inflation on the first of October each year. You get the current payment rate no matter when y... more
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.