The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) GI Bill offers up to 12 months of Montgomery GI Bill benefits for older unemployed veterans. Unemployed veterans between the age of 35 and 60 may apply for education benefits worth as much as $17,600 ($1473 a month). This new GI Bill program was created as a part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
To be eligible for the VRAP GI Bill you must:
Here's what you should know about the new VRAP before you apply:
Visit the Military Advantage Blog to review the "LIVE Blog" event featuring House Veterans Affairs Committee staff answering questions about this brand new GI Bill program.
Be sure to visit the VA’s VRAP webpage to learn more and apply.