Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)

Eligible service members, spouses, and dependents may receive up to 36 months of education benefits. The following payments may be available:

  • Tuition paid to the school
  • Monthly housing allowance paid to the recipient
  • Annual books and supplies stipend paid to recipient

How much a student receives in payments varies on enrollment at a public or private school, military status, and course registration each semester.

Learn more about the Post-9/11 chapter and review current payment rates.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) determines a person’s eligibility for VA Education Benefits based on the military records they have on file for a service member, veteran, or a transferee. Questions about VA benefits eligibility contact the VA directly by either calling 1-888-GI-BILL-1 or use the Submit-a-Question feature on their website. 

Questions regarding the certification process can be directed to the respective School Certifying Official.

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 Web site at (new window).