The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals who have at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after serving 30 continuous days.
Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational/technical training offered by approved institutions of higher learning.
Based on the length of active duty service, eligible participants are entitled to receive a percentage of the following:
As of Aug. 1, 2009, servicemembers eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill program may transfer unused educational benefits to their spouses or children.
- Cost of tuition and fees
- Monthly housing allowance
- Yearly books and supplies stipend of up to $1,000 per year
- One-time payment of $500 paid to certain individuals relocating from highly rural areas.
To learn more about federal educational benefits for you and your family, visit the GI Bill website or call
1-888-442-4551 toll free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To speak with an education case manager, call during normal business hours Monday through Friday.