You can find an entire section of information on the Post 9/11 GI Bill on MilitaryConnection.com here. The Department of Veterans Affairs began accepting applications in May for the Post 9/11 GI Bill and you can apply here.
What Does the Post 9/11 GI Bill Cover?
- The Post 9/11 Gill Bill covers 36 Months of Tuition & Fees at public colleges and universities, distance education as well as some private schools that are part of the Yellow Ribbon Program. Tuition is paid directly to the school
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers Tax Free Housing Stipends equal to the Basic Housing Allowance for an E-5 with dependents
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers a book Stipend of up to $1000 per academic year
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers Tutoring Assistance of up to $1200
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers Payment for one licensure/certification test up to $2,000
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers a relocation allowance of up to $500 for specific circumstances
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill covers Transferability of benefits to a spouse or dependent children if servicemember has completed 6 years of service and signs up for 4 more years or has completed 10 years.
- The Post 9/11 GI Bill allows Tuition benefits to be divided between the veteran and his or her spouse or dependents
You can find the following information on the Post 9/11 GI Bill on MilitaryConnection.com including:
- Post 9/11 GI Bill Application
- State Tuition Chart for Post 9/11 GI Bill
- Housing Calculator for Post 9/11 GI Bill
- Post 9/11 GI Bill FAQS
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