25 Feb Learn to Use Your GI Bill Benefits
GI Bill Overview
Education benefits earned by Active duty members, selected National Guard and Reserved Armed forces personnel and their families from Department of Veteran Affairs is referred under GI Bill. This benefit is designed to provide help to veterans eligible and service members by covering the education or training costs. Under the GI Bill, there are multiple programs and administration of each program is different based on the status of the duty and eligibility of a person.
Various Programs under GI Bill
Below are the various programs available under GI Bill. In order to check the description of each with details on eligibility and cost, you can visit the respective link:
- Post-9/11 GI Bill
- Reserve and Guard Montgomery GI Bill
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Program
- Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill
- Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
If a service member dies or becomes totally disabled in the active duty, following programs are available to his family members or dependents:
Training as part of GI Bill
Benefits under the GI Bill can be used for various training as listed below:
- Work-study programs
- Tutorial Assistance
- Tuition Assistance Top-Up
- Flight Training
- National Testing Programs such as SAT, CLEP, AP, etc.
- Correspondence Training
- Licensing & Certification Reimbursement
- Vocational/Technical Training including non-college degree programs
- College degree programs including Associate, Bachelor, and advanced degree programs
- On-the-job/Apprenticeship Training
Click on the individual links to get more details.