2013-14 GI Bill Payment Rates for National Guard

August 2014 Update: Basic monthly payment rates for trainees under the Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (Ch. 1606 of Title 10, U.S.C.) will be updated. The monthly rates in the following two tables 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


Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training  
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $275.25
Second six months of training $201.85
Remaining pursuit of training $128.45

Correspondence and Flight - Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $367.00 paid.

Cooperative - $367.00

Correspondence Payments - 55% of the approved charges

Flight Payments - 60% of the approved charges

Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill Overview:

Each year in October the GI Bill payment rates are adjusted to meet the cost of education. This year's rate increase has pushed the full-time payment rate to $362 a month. These rates effective October 1, 2012.

2012-2013 Montgomery GI Bill for Selective Reserve (MGIB-SR) payments:

Type of Training

Full Time

Three-Quarter Time


Less Than Half-Time







$362 (full time only)


Paid at 55 percent of the approved charges for the course. Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $362.00 paid

Apprenticeship/On-the-Job Training

First six months $271.50
Second six months $199.10
Remainder of program $126.70


60 percent of approved charges.

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