GI Bill Information/Pay Rates

Below are links that will help guide an individual through the various education/employment benefits by chapter. Individuals may be eligible for more than one chapter of the GIBILL, which it why it’s important to elect the BEST BENEFIT. Note: If the Post 9/11 GIBILL is selected, it is a ONE TIME ELECTION and cannot be reversed. Individuals with questions are welcome to make an appointment to discuss benefits further before making a decision.

Veterans, Active Duty Service Members

For information concerning the Post 9/11 GIBILL (Chapter 33): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/index.html

For information concerning the Montgomery GIBILL-Active Duty (Chapter 30): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html

For Information concerning the Montgomery GIBILL-Selective Reserve (Chapter 1606): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/selected_reserve.html

For information concerning the Reserve Education Assistance Program (Chapter 1607): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/reap.html

For information concerning Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31):http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/

Dependents

For information concerning the Post 9/11 GIBILL Transfer to Dependents (Chapter 33): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/transfer_of_benefits.html

For information concerning the Dependent’s Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35): http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/dea.html

Current Pay Rates as of 2010

To determine the BAH Rate that you will receive under the Post 9/11 GIBILL, enter your SCHOOL’S ZIP CODE into the application contained in the following link: https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm

Below is the current payment rate for Chapter 30:

The following rates apply to those completing an enlistment of three years or more.

Institutional Training

Training Time

Monthly rate

Full time

$1,426.00

¾ time

$1,069.00

½ time

$713.00

less than ½ time more than ¼ time

$713.00**

¼ time or less

$356.50 **

Below is the current payment rate for Chapter 1606:

Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (Ch. 1606 of Title 10, U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2010.

Institutional Training

Training Time

Monthly rate

Full time

$337.00

3/4 time

$252.00

1/2 time

$167.00

Less than 1/2 time

$84.25

Below is the current payment rate for Chapter 1607:

Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Ch. 1607 of Title 10, U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2010.

For trainees on active duty, payment is limited to reimbursement of tuition and fees for the training taken.

Institutional Training

Training Time

Consecutive service of 90 days but less than one year

Consecutive service of 1 year +

Consecutive service of 2 years +

Full time

$570.40

$855.60

$1,140.80

3/4 time

$427.80

$641.70

$855.60

1/2 time

$285.20

$427.80

$570.40

Less than 1/2 time More than 1/4 time

$285.20**

$427.80**

$570.40**

1/4 time or less

$142.60**

$213.90**

$285.20**

Below is the current payment rate for Chapter 35:

Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35 of title 38, U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2010.

Institutional Training

Training Time

Monthly rate

Full time

$936.00

3/4 time

$702.00

1/2 time

$466.00

less than 1/2 time more than 1/4 time

$466.00**

1/4 time or less

$234.00**

Below is the current payment rate for Chapter 31:

The following Subsistence Allowance rates are paid for training in an Institution of Higher Learning

Number of Dependents

Full Time

Three Quarter Time 

One Half Time 

No Dependents

$554.22

$416.43

$278.64

One Dependent 

$687.47

$516.35

$345.23

Two Dependents 

$810.13

$605.69

$405.81

Each Additional Dependent 

$59.05

$45.41

$30.30

***Charts are copied directly from the Department of Veterans Affairs Website and reflect the most current information available***