Post-9/11 GI Bill

Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) in Education/Training
December 19, 2018

Overview

The Post 9/11 GI Bill is an educational assistance program enacted by Congress for individuals with active duty service after September 10, 2001. The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits.

Administration

Post-9/11 GI Bill is administered by Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).

Program Requirements:

To qualify, you must have served:

  • 90 days of active duty service after September 10, 2001; OR
  • 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001, and be discharged due to a service-connected disability.

If you are no longer on active duty, you must have received an honorable discharge.

Application Details

To complete an application, use VA Form 22-1990, "Application for VA Education Benefits." You can complete the application online on VA's vets.gov website.

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