Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty

The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training* and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following your release from active duty. This program is also commonly known as Chapter 30.

Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training* and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Signed into law in July 2008, the Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008 expands education benefits to servicemembers who served 36 months after September 10, 2001 with an Honorable Discharge.

Contact

for Eastern Region-
VA Regional Office
PO Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551)
www.gibill.va.gov

The following office, on behalf of the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, approves educational institutions and programs for benefits eligibility. It monitors these programs and the veterans participating in them. To find out if a college or university is approved for veterans' benefits, please contact:

Office of Veterans' Education
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education 
454 Broadway Street, Suite 200 
Revere, MA 02151
617) 391-6072 
Fax: (617) 727-0067


www.mass.edu/veterans
E-mail: veted@bhe.mass.edu