GI Bill® Benefits
All forms of GI Bill® must be requested by the student through VA.gov.
Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill®
Individuals who entered military service on or after July 1, 1985 and who have their basic military pay reduced by $100 per month for the first 12 months and have an honorable discharge.
Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation
Training and rehabilitation for veterans with a service-connected disability rating of 10% with a serious employment handicap or 20% or more with an employment handicap. Eligibility is established through the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) office.
- Austin: 512-206-0857
- San Antonio: 210-699-5022
Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill®
Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible.
Chapter 33 Benefits for Dependents of Veterans
Eligible service members may transfer the benefit while they are still on active duty. The dependent must still file a request for benefits through VA.gov.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
For children and surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. This is processed as a Chapter 33 benefit.
Chapter 35 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA)
DEA provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are 100% disabled or died from a service related injury or illness.
Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill® for Selected Reserves/National Guard
Persons who have enlisted, reenlisted, or extended an enlistment in the Selected Reserve on or after July 1, 1985 and serve for a period of not less than 6 years following the date of such action or for those who are active in the National Guard.