|How Do I Know Which VA Education Benefit I May Qualify For?|
The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30): Generally for individuals who served continuously for three or by serving two years on active duty followed by four years of Selected Reserve.
The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 1606): Select Reserve Educational Assistance Program, for members of the Reserve or National Guard. To be eligible, reservist must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Select Reserve.
Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35): Available to spouses and children of veterans (under 26 years old) who died or are permanently and totally disabled (100%) as the result of a service-related disability.
Vocation Rehabilitation & Employment (Chapter 31): For veterans with a service-connected disability of at least 20%. Benefits provide a monthly stipend and cover the cost of tuition, books, and supplies.
Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP) Chapter 1607: To be eligible, you have to have been a member of a reserve component or National Guard who serves on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 and who serves at least 90 consecutive days.
Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33): To be eligible, you have to have active duty service time after September 11, 2001.