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Most of the changes associated with the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvements Act (GI Bill 2.0) went into effect August 1. Many veterans, servicemembers, and their eligible family members saw some significant changes in the benefits. The intent of the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvements Act is to expand eligibility, simplify tuition rates, and ensure that the Post-9/11 G Bill offers the same types of benefits a... more
GI Bill benefits are available for Selected Reserve servicemembers to help with education and training costs. The guide topics include the following: A Montgomery GI Bill SR Benefits Overview Step-by-Step Application Instructions Related GI Bill Programs The Montgomery GI Bill SR (Chapter 1606), is available to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Reserves, as well as the National Guard. Besi... more
Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) benefits are available for servicemembers to help with education and training costs. This guide includes the following topics: A MGIB (GI Bill Chapter 30) Benefit Overview Step-by-Step Application Instructions Related GI Bill Programs Note: MGIB benefits differ greatly from the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Click here to learn more about Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). Your GI Bill can be used to ... more
Q: Is the GI Bill considered Financial Aid? A: Not in the traditional sense. In most cases, the school's financial aid department does not consider the GI Bill financial aid. This means that you are eligible for student loans, scholarships, and Pell Grants along with the GI Bill. But it is important to note that your GI Bill income can reduce the amount of student financial aid you are eligible to receive, also if you receive a scholarship y... more
The answers to the following GI Bill Frequently Asked Questions are provided by staff members of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. The questions originated from a live blog event held on the Military Advantage blog website. The GI Bill questions are boken down into four following categories: General GI Bill Questions Montgomery GI Bill Questions Post-9/11 GI Bill Questions National Guard and Reserve GI Bi... 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.