You may also be eligible if you were honorably discharged from active duty for

You may also be eligible if you were honorably

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You may also be eligible if you were honorably discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability and you served 30 continuous days after Sept. 10, 2001. Based on your length of active duty service, you are entitled to a percentage of the following: Cost of tuition and fees, not to exceed $19,198.31 per an academic year for private or foreign schools. For public institutions, the cap is set at the in state tuition costs. (paid to the school) Monthly housing allowance equal to the basic allowance for housing payable to a military E-5 with dependents, in the same zip code as your school (paid to you); Yearly books and supplies stipend of up to $1000 per year (paid to you); and A one-time payment of $500 paid to certain individuals relocating from highly rural areas. VEAP – ACTIVE DUTY (CHAPTER 32) Type of training * No One Two Each Add 'l. A - Full Time $603.33 $748.38 $881.91 $64.28 3/4-time $453.33 $562.10 $659.36 $49.44 1/2-time $303.33 $375.82 $441.76 $32.98 1/4 time $151.64 $187.93 $220.88 $16.45 B $527.51 $637.92 $735.20 $47.82 15
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Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on P.L. 111-377 On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed the Post 9/11 Veter- ans Educational Improvements Act of 2010 in to law. The legislation amended the Post-9/11 GI Bill, modifying the rules governing the way the VA makes eligibility, award and entitlement calculations. The provi- sions vary in their effective dates, with some effective dates of enact- ment (January 4, 2011) and the later provisions, effective on October 1, 2011. Effective Date of Enactment (January 4, 2011) The following types of entry level and skill training are now excluded from the computation of total aggregate services needed to qualify for Post-9/11 benefits. Army One Station Unit Training Coast Guard Skill Training Active Duty Service Obligation (ADSO) associated with Coast Guard academy graduation. An Honorable character of service is now required for all service periods ending on or after January 4, 2011, including those with the following separation reasons. A condition interfering with duty (CIWD) A condition prior to service (EPTS) A hardship (HDSP) CIWD, EPTS, and HDSP discharges prior to January 4, 2011, that are not Dishonorable may still be qualifying Effective immediately but Not Payable until October 1, 2011: Expands the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include National Guard members who are on active service under title 32 U.S.C orders. “ for the purpose of or- ganizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training”, or under sec- tion 502(f) “ for the purpose of responding to a national emergency”. Effective 60 after the dates of enactment (March 5, 2011) Limits active duty members to the net cost of tuition and fees prorated based on the eligibility tiers (40%-100%) previously established for Vet- erans.
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Same limitations apply to transferee spouses of active duty service members This will apply to terms beginning on or after March 5, 2011 Applies to degree programs with a rate of pursuit of more than one and a half time.
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