VETERAN PRIORITY ENROLLMENT
FIC administers a variety of educational benefit programs for veterans and their dependents.
POST 9/11 VETERANS EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE ACT (CHAPTER 33)
This bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits to eligible veterans. Generally, benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. The Post-9/11 Benefits are for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, as well as those discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
MONTGOMERY ACTIVE DUTY (CHAPTER 30)
These benefits generally apply to veterans who began active duty service for the first time after July 30, 1985, had their pay reduced $100/month for 12 months and received an honorable discharged. Called "MGIB" for short, this bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits to eligible veterans. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty.
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT (VR&E)(CHAPTER 31)
Veteran's eligibility is dependent upon a discharge that is other than dishonorable; has a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% from the Department of Veterans Affairs; applies for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess services. May be used 12 years from the latter of the date of separation from active military service or the date first notified by VA of a service-connected disability rating. Your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) will work with you to determine if you meet the entitlement criteria.
Determine which federal VA educational benefits program(s) you qualify for Click Here
Request copies of your DD214 Certificate discharge papers.
Apply for VA Education & Training Benefits online.
Request Official Transcripts from all previously enrolled institutions and your Military Transcripts.
- Complete and submit the Application for Admission
- Submit copy of DD214
- Submit a copy of Certificate of Eligibility: Click here
- Submit official transcripts and military transcripts
- Submit a copy of Photo ID
- Practical Nursing
- Diploma Phlebotomy Technician
Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Personal Trainer Certification are US Department of Veterans Affairs approved for post-9/11 reimbursement.
- VA pays the licensing exam costs (up to $2,000 for each eligible test). Payment is issued after you submit proof of payment to VA.
- For more info: Click Here
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 website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibll.
General Info Request
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