Post 9/11 GI Bill - Do I Qualify?

Reblogger Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate WV0026375

 

I am reblogging Anita Clark's post to help others learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill, an educational program our military, both current and former, can take advantage of.  A good reference to keep....thanks Anita.  Comments are disabled...please go to original post and leave a comment. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

Original content by Anita Clark anita@cbssk.com

Post 9/11 GI Bill - Courtesy of Warner Robins Real EstateA recent buyer asked me if I knew what the Post-9/11 GI Bill was and whether or not they qualified for it.  They didn't qualify, but it did prompt me to learn more about this educational program our military (current and former) can take advantage of. 

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is available to anyone who served honorably in the military for 90 consecutive days on or after September 11, 2001.  It's also available to those who served 30 days and were discharged with a service-connected disability.  Under some conditions the military members benefits can be transferred to a dependent.

Benefits of the Post-9/11 GI Bill include:

  • Provides up to 36 months of education benefits
  • Payable for education/training received on or after Aug 1 2009
  • Cost of tuition/fees, not more than max in-state tuition of most expensive public state school 
  • Monthly housing stipend, up to E-5 (w/dependents) Basic Allowance for Housing at school location
    • See the website above for foreign school rates
  • Annual stipend for books/supplies, not to exceed $1,000 and based on enrollment
  • A one-time rural benefit payment for eligible individuals
  • Benefits available up to 15 years after leaving active duty

New 2011 Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (in addition to those above) - Effective 1 Aug/1 Oct 2011

  • Some National Guard who mobilized after Sept 11, 2001 are now eligible
  • All public school in-state tuition and fees now payable
  • Private school reimbursement capped at $17,500 annually
  • Housing allowance available for students enrolled 100% in online/distance education
  • Covers non-degree programs, on-the-job training, and flight training programs
  • Active duty qualify for the $1,000 book stipend
  • Benefits cover undergraduate through doctorate degree programs
  • Licensing, certification tests, and national exams are reimburseable
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill - Courtesy of Warner Robins Real Estate

Note: The Yellow Ribbon Program is available to cover some out-of-pocket expenses not covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill Program. 

For the specific rules, formulas, and guidelines that encompass the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program, follow the links above. 

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Author Bio: Rebecca Gaujot is a licensed REALTOR® with over 20 years of experience helping home buyers and home sellers successfully navigate through a real estate transaction in Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Fairlea, Caldwell,WV and other areas of the Greenbrier County since 2007.