GI Bill Information/Pay Rates

GI Bill Information/Pay Rates

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The links below will help guide you through the various education/employment benefits by chapter. Individuals may be eligible for more than one chapter of the GI Bill. That is why it is important to elect the best benefit.

Note: If the Post-9/11 GI Bill is selected, it is a one-time election and cannot be reversed. Individuals with questions are welcome to Make an Appointment to further discuss the benefits before making a decision.

Veterans, Active Duty Service Members

For information concerning the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/index.html.
For information concerning the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (Chapter 30), go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/active_duty.html.
For Information concerning the Montgomery GI Bill-Selective Reserve (Chapter 1606), go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/selected_reserve.html.
For information concerning the Reserve Education Assistance Program (Chapter 1607), go to http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/reap.html.
For information concerning Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31), go to http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/.

Dependents

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

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

Current Pay Rates as of 2013

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.

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     $1,648.00
    3/4 time     $1,236.00
    1/2 time     $824.00
    Less than 1/2 time, more than 1/4 time     $824.00**
    1/4 time or less     $412.00**

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 as of October 1, 2010.

    Institutional Training
    Training Time     Monthly Rate
    Full time     $362.00
    3/4 time     $270.00
    1/2 time     $179.00
    Less than 1/2 time     $90.50

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 
    90 days but less than 1 year     1 year +           2 years +     
    Full time     $659.20     $988.80     $1,318.40
    3/4 time     $494.40     $741.60     $988.80
    1/2 time     $329.60     $494.40     $659.20
    Less than 1/2 time, more than 1/4 time     $329.60**     $494.40**     $659.20**
    1/4 time or less     $164.80**     $247.20**     $329.60**

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 follow basic monthly rates are effective as of October 1, 2010.

     Institutional Training
    Training Time     Monthly rate
    Full time     $1003.00
    3/4 time     $752.00
    1/2 time     $499.00
    Less than 1/2 time, more than 1/4 time     $499.00**
    1/4 time or less     $250.75**

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     3/4 Time     1/2 Time
    No Dependents     $594.47     $446.67     $298.88
    One Dependent     $737.39     $553.85     $370.30
    Two Dependents     $868.96     $649.68     $435.27
    Each Additional Dependent     $63.34     $48.71     $32.50

**Charts are directly from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Web site and reflect the most current information available.