How do I check my Montgomery GI Bill?
If you’re receiving the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty or MGIB – Selected Reserve GI Bill, use the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE) or call our toll free Interactive Voice Response (IVR) telephone line at 1-877-VA-ECERT (1-877-823-2378) to verify your attendance.
What does the Montgomery GI Bill pay for?
The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) provides up to 36 months of education benefits to eligible Service members and Veterans for programs such as: college, business, technical, or vocational school; apprenticeship / on-the-job training; correspondence courses; remedial, deficiency, and refresher training (in some cases); and …
What is the VA 48 month rule?
In 2020 when the Department of Veterans Affairs reviewed the “48-Month Rule” they decided that eligible veterans could use Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) benefits before any other education program could still use up to 48-months of educational assistance benefits total.
How do I know if I have Montgomery GI Bill or post 911?
If you signed up for the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) and paid in your $1,200 contribution fee (do you remember them deducting $100 per month for the first 12 months you were in?), then you have the MGIB. You could also have the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Do you get housing allowance with the Montgomery GI Bill?
The Montgomery Bill has no housing allowance, no books, no Yellow Ribbon Program.
Is the GI Bill 48 months now?
Now, Veterans who use Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) benefits prior to using any other VA education program, such as the Montgomery GI Bill or Post-9/11 GI Bill, can still use up to 48 total months of the other educational assistance benefit programs.
Is GI Bill 36 or 48 months?
How many months are covered? Generally, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides benefits for up to 36 months. Veterans are limited to a total of 48 months of combined VA education benefits.
Does the Montgomery GI Bill expire?
A. Typically, the Montgomery GI Bill benefits expire 10 years after separation from the military. There are some exceptions, however. To find out if you still have eligibility for the Montgomery GI Bill, please click here or call VA at 888-442-4551.
Is there a comparison tool for the GI Bill?
The GI Bill comparison tool provides key information about college affordability and value so beneficiaries can choose the best education program for their needs. Post-9/11 GI Bill STEM students: If you used all your benefits or are about to, you may be eligible for this extension.
How does the post 9 / 11 GI Bill work?
The Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). Find out if you can get this education benefit.
When did you become eligible for the GI Bill?
To qualify for the full benefit a Veteran must have served at least 3 years of active duty after September 10, 2001. Those who qualify for the Active Duty GI Bill, or the Reserve GI Bill will have the option to choose which benefit best suits their need. For those who served on active duty after 9/10/2001, the following chart applies:
How to opt out of the Forever GI Bill?
Find out how to submit feedback about your school. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act (also called the “Forever GI Bill”) requires us to share certain information about your eligibility and benefits with schools, unless you ask us not to. Find out how to opt out of information sharing.