There are various service related educational entitlements. Each one has it's own set of qualifications; some simple, some complex. Oftentimes, you might qualify for more than one option. We realize that it may difficult to find one direct source of information and we are here to try and make this process as streamlined as possible.
One of your first steps should be to consult with Carolyn Nelson before you commit to an entitlement. Carolyn will conduct a brief interview with you to match your eligibility with your options and then advise you on the best process to secure the entitlement(s). Carolyn Nelson at 518-255-5900 or email@example.com
The following Information provides general information related to the most frequently utilized educational entitlements
If you are a service-member or veteran who served at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service on or after September 11, 2001, you may be eligible for this program.
If you are a dependent of a service-member who was disabled or died while on active duty service, you may be eligible for this program.
This benefit is available to eligible dependents (son, daughter, or spouse) of:
If you are a service-member or veteran who served at least 2 years of active duty service, you may be eligible for this program.
Individuals must have served at least 2 years on active duty, and:
If you are a member of the Selected Reserve you may be eligible for this program.
This benefit provides education benefits for eligible members of the selective reserve. To be eligible, individuals must meet the following criteria:
*This benefit will end the day you leave the selective reserves, unless you are mobilized or recalled to active duty.
If you are a member of the reserve component and were activated for at least 90 days after September 10, 2001, you may be eligible for this benefit.
This benefit is available to individuals who have been activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001, and:
If you entered into service for the first time between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985, you may be eligible for this program.
To be eligible for this benefit, individuals must meet the following criteria:
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.