GI Bill® Benefits
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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Apply for GI® Bill benefits here, unless you are a member of the Massachusetts National Guard, then use this link.
Here are some brief summaries of the different chapters of benefits available:
Chapter 33 (The Post 9/11 GI Bill®)
The Post-9/11 GI Bill® is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. The Post-9/11 GI Bill® will become effective for training on or after August 1, 2009. More eligibility information on The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is provided on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.
Chapter 1606 (Reserves/National Guard)
This program may be available if you are a member of a selected reserve. More eligibility information on Chapter 1606 is provided on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.
Chapter 35 (Survivor’s and Dependents Educational Assistance program DEA)
The spouse, child, stepchild or adopted child of a veteran who is deceased (service-connected) or who is 100% disabled (service-connected) may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits. Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website.
Chapter 31 (Veteran Readiness and Employment VRE)
Any veteran receiving at least 10% permanent, service-connected disability from the DVA can apply for this benefit. Approval is made on a case-by-case basis and is managed at the state level. To learn more about Chapter 31 benefits contact us at 978 630 9408.