Most Popular Education Articles

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Subsistence Allowance

woman in classroom

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 Dependent One Dependent Two Dependent Each Additional Dependent
Institutional Full-time $605.44 $751.00 $885.00 $64.50
3/4 time $454.92 $564.07 $661.67 $49.61
1/2 time $304.39 $377.14 $443.31 $33.10
Farm Coop & OJT or App Full-time $529.36 $640.15 $737.77 $47.99
Extended Evaluation Full-time $605.44 $751.00 $885.00 $64.50
3/4 time $454.92 $564.07 $661.67 $49.61
1/2 time $304.39 $377.14 $443.31 $33.10
Independent Living Full-time $605.44 $751.00 $885.00 $64.50
3/4 time $454.92 $564.07 $661.67 $49.61
1/2 time $304.39 $377.14 $443.31 $33.10

*Institutional training also includes unpaid or nominally paid OJT or work experience in a Federal, State, local, or Indian tribal government agency.

Effective 10-01-2015, the maximum monthly rate for Vocational Rehabilitation Subsistence Allowance is $2,562.

Related Topics

Disabled Veterans Veteran Benefits

Military News App by Military.com

Download the new Military.com News App for Android on Google Play or for Apple devices on iTunes!

 
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
© 2016 Military Advantage