Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)
An educational benefit program for people who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.
Montgomery GI BIll Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
Provides education benefits to Veterans and Service members who have at least two years of active duty.
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
MGIB-SR program provides education and training benefits to eligible members of the Selected Reserve, including 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. Eligibility for this program is determined by the Selected Reserve components and VA makes the payments.
Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31) -Winston Salem Regional Office
Entitlement for Chapter 31 benefits is determined by a VA counselor on an individual basis. If a veteran is interested in Chapter 31 services he/she should contact Voc-Rehab directly at 1-800-827-1000.
Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35)
Children or spouse of a veteran who is permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition; or who died in service; or who died of a service-related disability; or who is listed as a POW or MIA.
Members of the North Carolina National Guard may be eligible for tuition assistance.
National Guard members should contact his/her unit to obtain an application.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Buffalo Regional Processing Office
Post Office Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
PLEASE ALLOW EIGHT (8) TO TEN (10) WEEKS FOR INITIAL VA CLAIMS TO BE PROCESSED BY THE VA. IF YOU ARE A CONTINUING STUDENT, VA CLAIMS ARE PROCESSING BETWEEN THREE (3) TO FOUR (4) WEEKS.
Veteran students must pay all enrollment costs of tuition, fees, books, and supplies before the first day of classes of each enrollment period.