Presentation on theme: "POST 9/11 MGIB Ms. Catherine Kim & Mr. Daryl Patrick HQMC MGIB POCs (703) 784-9550 / 9551."— Presentation transcript:
POST 9/11 MGIB Ms. Catherine Kim & Mr. Daryl Patrick HQMC MGIB POCs (703) 784-9550 / 9551
Chapter 33, Title 38 Effective August 1,2009 Optional participation in the MGIB No monetary contribution required 36 months of full-time education benefits Benefits expire 15 years after separation from active duty.
Basic Eligibility Requirements Active duty on or after September 11, 2001 Service time is calculated on an aggregate basis Minimum of 90 days on active duty to be eligible. **Must not have utilized all benefits under either Chapter 30, 107, 1606 or 1607.
AMOUNT of ASSISTANCE POST 9/11 Era eligible only (ON Active Duty since SEPTEMBER 11, 2001) Effective 8/01/09 - Serves 36 months* = 100% of benefits. - At least 30 months, but less than 36 months* = 90% - At least 24 months, but less than 30 months* = 80% - At least 18 months, but less than 24 months* = 70% - At least 12 months, but less than 18 months* = 60% - At least 6 months, but less than 12 months* = 50% - At least 90 days, but less than 6 months* = 40% *Aggregate of months served after Sept 11, 2001.
MONETARY AMOUNTS Tuition – Payments are made directly to the educational institution –May not exceed maximum amount of established charges regularly charged in-State students for full-time pursuit of approved programs of education for undergraduates by the public institution of higher education Monthly Stipend – not to exceed $1000 –Monthly housing stipend –Lump sum amount for books
AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER BENEFITS Eligibility – –Active duty for at least six years. –Agrees to remain on active duty another 4 years. Transferable to: –Individual’s spouse –To one or more individual’s children –To a combination of the individuals above Limitation of months –Not yet determined by the Secretary of Defense.
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