For inquiries about when your VA education benefits will be approved by the VA, when you will receive payment, or assistance in the VA specific forms or va.gov. website, please contact the hotline at (888) 442-4551.
The Montgomery GI Bill program is for individuals who enlisted in the U.S. Armed Forces and paid $1,200 to opt in to the program (generally $100 per month for the first 12 months of enlistment). It provides up to 36 full-time months of education benefits paid directly to you as the student. Generally, benefits are payable for up to 10 years following release from active duty, or until the benefits are exhausted. Benefits are paid monthly via direct deposit from the Department of Veterans Affairs. With this program, no money is sent directly to the school, so it is your responsibility to pay for your charges, either out-of-pocket or via financial aid from your school, if applicable. To check the most current payment rates for Chapter 30 MGIB please click here.
The VA VR&E program assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. In general, VR&E consists of the following components:
- In-state tuition and fees paid directly to your school by the VA
- Required books and supplies paid by the VA
- A monthly living stipend paid to you by the VA
- Certain medical, dental, and job placement services provided by the VA
There is a testing and evaluation process involved with determining your VR&E eligibility. For more information click here.
Make sure you understand Enrollment Verification Requirements!
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides active duty members, reservists, National Guard members, and veterans who have served qualifying Title 10 or Title 32 active duty time since September 10, 2001 a comprehensive education benefit. The Transfer of Entitlement program allows for qualifying spouses and dependents to be eligible if benefits are transferred to them from the service member. Generally, Post 9/11 benefits include the following:
- In-state tuition and fees paid directly to your school (certain limits apply so please check with your school for details)
- Books and supplies stipend paid directly to you via direct deposit
- Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) paid monthly to you via direct deposit
The amount of tuition paid and rate of pay for books and housing stipends depend on the amount of active duty time your spouse has served since 9/10/2001. This is represented as a percentage range from 100% to 50%. The more active duty time served, the higher the percentage and higher the amounts paid as the table below shows:
|At least 36 months
|At least 30 continuous days active duty and discharged due to service connected disability
|30 months to 36 months
|24 months to 30 months
|18 months to 24 months
|12 months to 18 months
|6 months to 12 months
|90 days to 6 months
To check the most current payment rates for Chapter 33 please click here.
Dependent Education Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, or who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. The program offers up to 45 months of full-time education benefits and is paid monthly via direct deposit to you as the student. With this program, no money is sent directly to the school, so it is your responsibility to pay for your charges, either out-of-pocket or via financial aid from your school, if applicable. To check the most current payment rates for Chapter 35 DEA please click here.
The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserves program may be available to you if you are a member of a reserve military branch or the National Guard. The Selected Reserves includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Benefits are paid monthly via direct deposit to you as the student. With this program, no money is sent directly to the school, so it is your responsibility to pay for your charges, either out-of-pocket or via financial aid from your school, if applicable. To check the most current payment rates for Chapter 1606 MGIB-SR please click here.
NC TAP is not administered by the Office of Military-Affiliated Services. Questions should be directed to the Education Service Officer of your unit, base, or station, or via the contact information found on each site.
What is NC TAP?
- A reimbursement program for actively drilling Army & Air Guard members of North Carolina
- Available for use before attending IADT
- Applicable at community college or technical, trade, or vocational training, proprietary, State educational institutions; two-year associate, four-year baccalaureate, graduate degree, or graduate certificate
- Members must have a minimum obligation of two years remaining as a member of the North Carolina National Guard from the time of the application; or extend membership for an additional two years of more from the time of the application
- Payable at the in-state tuition rate only. Any member of the NCNG that is a nonresident is eligible to be charged an in-state tuition rate. See you military affairs office for more information
- More information about NC TAP
These programs are not administered by the Office of Military-Affiliated Services. Questions should be directed to the Education Service Officer of your unit, base, or station, or via the contact information found on each site.
- UNCG On-Campus Housing
- There is no requirement for veterans to live on campus. However, we offer excellent student housing opportunities in the upper-class resident halls for any veteran who chooses to live on campus. Contact the MAS Office at 336-334-5632 to further discuss your on-campus housing options.
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