Benefits
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MONTGOMERY GI BILL

The Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits to veterans and service members who have served at least two years on active duty.

Am I eligible?
Any Soldier who has served at least two years on active duty is eligible to receive this benefit.

What benefits will I receive?
Your Montgomery GI Bill can be used to pay up to full tuition for numerous schooling programs, including college, technical school, and flight school. Benefits are generally payable for 10 years following your release from honorable military service.

THE POST 9/11 GI BILL

The Post 9/11 GI Bill is open to members of the U.S. Military who began their service after Sept. 10, 2001.

Am I eligible?

In order to earn the full benefits of the Post 9/11 GI Bill, you must have joined the Army after Sept. 10, 2001. Your payout is determined by how long you have served.

What benefits will I receive?

Under the Post 9/11 GI Bill, you can earn full tuition to the college of your choice for up to 36 months, plus a monthly housing allowance and a books and supplies stipend of up to $1,000 per year.

SELECTED RESERVE GI BILL

The Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) provides education benefits to eligible members of the Army Reserve.

Am I eligible?

Soldiers must agree to a six-year service obligation in the Army Reserve to qualify for MGIB-SR benefits.  

What benefits will I receive?

Under this bill, you may be eligible for more than $13,000 in tuition, or up to $356 per month for 36 months for full-time students.

"Kicker" Program

Army Reserve Soldiers may also be eligible for the Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill “Kicker” program. Army Reserve members may use the kicker to increase the amount of money they are eligible to receive under the GI Bill. The kicker generally pays between $100 and $350 a month.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION?

If you need more information about benefits, or if you have any specific questions, your recruiter can help. Use our search tool to help you find a recruiter near you.

You can also check out the Department of Veterans Affairs website for a more detailed breakdown of GI Bill benefits.