Educational Benefits

The Veterans Administration is authorized by law to provide a wide range of benefits to those who have served their country in the Armed Forces and to their dependents. You may be eligible for some of the benefits while attending Nevada State College:

Chapter 30 Category I: Montgomery GI Bill

You first entered active duty on or after July 1, 1985 and contributed $1,200 to the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty Educational Assistance Program. You earned an honorable discharge at some time in your military career and your final discharge was no more than 10 years ago or you are currently on active duty. Some service members originally entitled to Chapter 32 benefits accepted the offer to convert to this category of benefits.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 30 Category II: Montgomery GI Bill

You first entered active duty or went delayed enlistment, prior to January 1, 1977. You earned an honorable discharge at some time in your military career and your final discharge was no more than 10 years ago or you are currently on active duty.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program

You are making a claim for educational benefits under the VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program based on the belief that you have a service-connected disability.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI Bill

You first entered active duty after September 10, 2001. If you served at least 90 aggregate days while on active duty, you may be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI-Bill.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 35: Dependent Education Assistance

You are the surviving spouse or dependent of a veteran or serviceperson who: (1) died or is permanently and totally disabled as the result of a service-connected disability. The disability must arise out of active service in the Armed Forces; or (2) died from any cause while such a service-connected disability was in existence; or (3) is missing in action or captured in the line of duty by hostile forces, or (4) is forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government of power.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 1606: Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill

You are currently actively serving in a component of the Selected Reserve (Reserve or National Guard).

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

Chapter 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

Chapter 1607, makes certain individuals who were activated after 09/11/2001 either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits. The Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and VA are working on an implementation plan for this new benefit.

For more information: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/reap.html.

Tuition Assistance

Air Force www.my.af.mil/faf/FAF/fafHome.jsp
Army www.goarmyed.com/public/public_tuition_assistance_policies.aspx
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