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Veterans Benefits

Qualified Veterans and dependents generally receive military benefits from within the following Chapters: 30, 31, 33 (Post 9/11), 35, 1606 or 1607. In addition, Roberts Wesleyan College offers Yellow Ribbon funding to qualified individuals. A brief overview of each Chapter is provided below – click the title of each Chapter to link to the Veterans Affairs Website and see additional information regarding each benefit.

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Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI BIll®

Benefit provides a monthly educational assistance allowance for up to 36 months.

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 www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

Benefit provides 100% of tuition, fees & books to qualified veterans with an established service-connected disability. Benefit includes a monthly allowance for living expenses.

Chapter 33 – Post 9/11

Benefit provides qualified veterans and dependents (with transferred entitlement) up to 36 months of educational assistance. Students at the 100% benefit level will receive up to the maximum allowed per academic year toward tuition/fees and may qualify for Yellow Ribbon benefits; students with less than 100% benefit will receive their prorated benefit level of the maximum allowed. In addition, students are eligible for a book stipend and a monthly housing allowance.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Roberts Wesleyan College is proud to be a partner with the US Department of Veteran Affairs in administering the Yellow Ribbon program, providing qualified veterans and dependents 100% tuition coverage per standard academic year for Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs. Eligible students must be approved for Post 9/11 benefits at the 100% tier and cannot be Active Duty status.

Contribution: Roberts Wesleyan College will contribute up to an additional $10,000 per academic year and the VA will match dollar for dollar. These combined contributions, in addition to the Post 9/11 benefit, provide students with funding towards Roberts Wesleyan College tuition, per academic year. Total Contributions cannot exceed cost of tuition.

Chapter 35 – Dependents’ Education Assistance (DEA)

Benefit provides monthly educational assistance to eligible dependents of certain veterans for up to 45 months.

Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill: Selected Reserve

Benefit provides a monthly educational assistance allowance for up to 36 months.

Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

Benefit provides a monthly educational assistance allowance for up to 36 months.

 

For more information, contact:

585.594.6419 or MILITARY@roberts.edu