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Scholarship & Alternative to TA Options FAQ

Did you know that 90% of all Servicemembers entered the service for the educational benefits?
However, only 50% actually use their educational benefits.

USE YOUR GI BILL
http://www.gibill.va.gov/

Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB)
The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses.  Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty. This program is also commonly known as Chapter 30.
Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses.  Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.
 

Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008
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Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board - VA Approved Programs

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
VEAP is available if you first entered active duty between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985 and you elected to make contributions from your military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Your contributions are matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the Government.
This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

http://www.gibill.va.gov/

Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) honors returning Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Link here for benefits information and assistance to eligible veterans who honorably fought and served in our Nation's armed forces .

http://www.seamlesstransition.va.gov/

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