Will The Department Of Veterans Affairs Cover The Costs Of My Education?

Yes.  If you first entered active duty serve after June 30, 1985, you will generally be eligible to have your educational costs covered under the Montgomery GI Bill.  If you entered active service between December 31, 1976 and July 1, 1985, you will generally qualify for educational coverage under the Veterans Educational Assistance Program.  Military reserve or guard service members will be eligible for covered educational expenses if they signed a six year or more service agreement after June 1, 1985, pursuant to the Montgomery GI Bill.  Also, anyone who was activated for reserve or guard service for 90 continuous days or more after September 11, 2001, can have their educational expenses covered, pursuant to the Reserve Educational Assistance Program.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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