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1 Veterans and Military Benefits Financial Aid NH National Guard Waiver Lonn Sattler UNH Veterans Coordinator (603) fax:

2 The GI bills and other VA Education Benefits Chapter 30 (1986) Montgomery GI Bill (active Duty) Chapter 31 Disabled Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation* Chapter 32 Post Vietnam GI bill: VEAP (Veterans Educational Assistance Program) Chapter 33 Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008* Chapter 34 (old) Vietnam Era GI bill (now wrapped into Chapter 30) Chapter 35 Dependents Educational Assistance Program Chapter 1606 Reserve GI bill Chapter 1607 Mobilized Reserve GI bill *Pays tuition and fees books and supplies

3 Guard and Reserve Education Benefits Federal Tuition Assistance – Army Guard and reserve (almost always) – Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard (sometimes) – Air Guard and Air Force Reserve (almost never) – $250/credit hour – Maximum $ /fiscal year (01OCT-30SEP) NH National Guard Scholarship Currently $750.00/year NH National Guard Tuition Waiver – Waives all state school tuition not covered by free federal and state need-based grants and scholarships (fees not included in the waiver program – Calculated after al Financial aid applied (kinda)

4 VA Website

5 Gi Bill “Kickers” “College Fund” (ex: Army College Fund) additional payment on top of GI Bill for singing up to do a number of different things the military has a hard time recruiting (or retaining) people to do. $100.00/month to sky’s-the-limit (most common: From active duty:$ & $ month Guard/Reserve Kickers: (given for the same reason as above) $100/$200/$350.00/month most common $ Buy-up (person contributes up to $ additional dollars to receive an additional $ per month) (If eligible, can receive multiple kickers at the same time)

6 Chapter 33 Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008 In effect for classes starting 01AUG09 or later Pays 100% of tuition and fees up to the amount of the most expensive public school in the state (VA to pay direct to school) Pays a monthly stipend based on E-5 BAH (basic allotment for housing) with dependents for the area. Pays up to $ per year books and supplies stipend One-time payment of $ for those relocating to school from “highly rural areas”

7 The fund for Veterans Education For veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001 and who are now enrolled in college or vocational-technical school Applications taken twice per year (check the website for the next deadline (current is 03NOV08)

8 ????? From this palette of benefits, how do I know which one(s) a particular person gets???? (go fish)


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