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Veteran’s Educational Benefits
Have Questions About Your Eligibility?
  • SJCON CANNOT COUNSEL STUDENTS ON THEIR  VETERAN ELIGIBILITY
  • Access the GI Bill Comparison Tool
  • Visit the VA WEBSITE OR the EDUCATION CALL CENTER (based in Muskogee, OK – 888-GIBill1 (888-442-4551))
  • eBenefits Portal
  • VA Benefit Account Access LOGIN

How To Apply for Veteran Benefits:

  • Submit electronic application via VETS.gov
  • Student receives Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and submits to Financial Aid
  • Student must submit Enrollment Certification VA
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Most Commonly Used Benefits:

Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty

  •  Students must use the WAVE Program to verify enrollment

Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve

  • Monthly Payment Rates is paid to the student 
  • Students must use the WAVE Program to verify enrollment

Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill

  • Chapter 33 Programs:
    • Transfer of Entitlement – individual approved by Department of Defense to transfer benefits
    • Fry Scholarship – children and spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001
    • Tuition and Mandatory Fees – net cost after the application of any waiver, scholarship or annual cap
  • Payments paid directly to school; housing allowance books & supplies (up to $100 per semester) allowance paid directly to student 

Chapter 35 - Dependents Education Assistance (DEA)

  • Available to spouse, surviving spouse or dependent child of veteran
  • Monthly Payment Rates is paid to the student based on the number of days certified
SJCON School Certifying Officials (SCO) Contacts
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.