Veteran Education Benefit Types
Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill®
For individuals who served 90 aggregate days of active duty service on or after 09/11/01 and have an honorable discharge. Starting in 2009 active duty service members may be eligible to transfer their Post 9/11 GI Bill® entitlement to dependents and/or spouses. Under the Post 9/11 GI Bill® students may be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Chapter 35 - Survivors/Dependents Education Assistance
For dependents of a veteran who is 100% disabled or who has died from a service related injury or illness. A dependent may be a child under 26 or a surviving spouse.
Chapter 31 - Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
Provides training and rehabilitation for veterans with a service-connected disability with a rating of at least 20%.
Chapter 30/1606 - Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty & Reservist
For individuals who entered the military on or after July 1, 1985, had their basic military pay reduced by $100.00 per month for the first 12 months and have an honorable discharge.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Public Law 111-32, the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill® (chapter 33) to include the children of service members who die in the line of duty after Sept. 10, 2001.
Hinson-Hazelwood Act (Ineligible)
Baylor University is not a public institution and therefore is not eligible for participation in this Texas program.
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