GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
IYRS is approved to certify educational veterans benefits for eligible veterans, including the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33), the Montgomery G.I. Bill (Chapter 30) and Veterans’ Vocational Rehabilitation Programs (Chapter 31). Veteran applicants are encouraged to submit eligibility paperwork shortly after submitting their IYRS application.
Did You Know: At IYRS, Veteran students receive a monthly housing stipend in addition to reimbursement for tuition and fees! Click here to ask a question about Veterans Benefits.
Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33)
The Post 9-11 GI bill educational veterans benefits will pay eligible veterans up to:
- $19,198 (2013-2014) per academic year for tuition & fees
- An annual books & supplies stipend of $1,000 paid proportionately based on enrollment.
- A monthly housing allowance (MHA) rate for an E-5 with dependents based on the zip code and the school’s location.
This veterans benefits provide up to 36 months of education benefits, generally benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty.
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The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their G.I. Bill to dependents
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Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30)
The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is available for those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. MGIB encompasses both the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (Chapter 30) and The Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606). Under Chapter 30, Active Duty members enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months; and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.
Veterans’ Vocational Rehabilitation Programs (Chapter 31)
Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31) is intended to help the service-disabled veteran become independent in daily living and, to the extent possible, to select, prepare for, and secure entry level employment which is compatible with his or her interests, abilities, and physical capabilities.
> General information on Veterans’ Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
> Information on How to Apply
Next Steps: GI Bill Comparison Tool
VA is making it easier to research colleges and employers approved for the GI Bill. Answer just a few questions about yourself and the school/employer you are considering. You’ll receive an estimate of your GI Bill benefits and some information about the facility’s value and affordability.
To see how much you may qualify for based on your specific service, utilize the GI Bill Comparison Tool.
To confirm your eligibility for benefits, you can apply online. For questions, you can call the VA office at (888) 442-4551. Applicants should forward a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility and Certificate of Release and Discharge (DD Form 214) to the Student Affairs manager at IYRS ([email protected]), (401) 848-5777 x 205.
The school’s VA facility code is 3502639. Applications for the G.I. Bill can also be made online.