Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits
Who is Eligible?
The Post-911 GI Bill is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty after September 10, 2001. If you served at least 90 days on active duty after September 10, 2001 or received an honorably discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability while serving 30 continuous days following September 10, 2001.
Special Note: Children of Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001, may be eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits under the Marine Gunnery John David Fry Scholarship Program.
What May Be Received?
If you are eligible you may receive a percentage of the following payments as follows:
. A tuition and fee payment paid to your school in your behalf.
. A Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) equal to the Basic Allowance
for Housing (BAH) payable for the zip code of our school to a military
E-5 with dependents for students.
. One-half the BAH national average for students pursuing resident training.
. One-half the BAH national average for students training by distance learning.
. The national average BAH for students pursuing training at foreign schools.
Special Note: Includes active service as a National Guard member under title 32 U.S.C. for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instruction, or training and active service under section 502 (f) or title 32 for the purpose of responding to a national emergency. The MHA is not payable to individuals on active duty or those enrolled at half time or less.
For more information, call 1 (800) 827-1000 or visit: www.gibill.va.gov; www.facebook.com/gibillEducation; and http://www.givill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/yellow_ribbon_program.html.