Benefits for Veterans
CHAPTER 30 - The Montgomery GI Bill (“new” GI Bill)
- The Montgomery GI Bill (“new” GI Bill): This program provides educational benefits for individuals entering the military service after June 30, 1985. (Reservists and National Guard members should refer to Chapter 1606 below).
NOTE: Any previous recipient of “old” GI Bill benefits should report them as Chapter 30 on this form.
CHAPTER 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation for Service-Disabled Veterans
- This program is for individuals who have a compensable service connected disability, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs determines that training and rehabilitation services are needed to overcome an employment handicap. Students reporting this benefit must report monthly subsistence allowance on this form.
- Apply for Benefits
CHAPTER 33 – Post – 9/11 GI Bill
CHAPTER 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill: Selected Reserve (old Chapter 1606)
- This program is available to members of the Selected Reserve including the National Guard.
CHAPTER 1607 – Reserve Educational Assistance Program
- This benefit is for a Reservist called to active duty to support contingency operations.
The VA will make the final decisions regarding benefit eligibility and payment amounts.
*Reminder: Applying for benefits through Vets.gov allows the VA to set the parameters of your benefits. Using your benefits to pay for classes and to receive book stipend/BAH benefits (Chapter 33) requires certification through the VMSS office.