What happens after 36 months of GI Bill?
The Forever GI Bill STEM Extension was created to encourage veterans to pursue fields that often require more resources than the 36 months of benefits the Post-9/11 GI Bill allocates. This extension will pay eligible students up to nine additional months of benefits or a maximum lump sum of $30,000.
When do Post 911 GI Bill benefits expire?
Do these benefits expire? This depends on when you were discharged from active duty. If your service ended before January 1, 2013, your Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) benefits will expire 15 years after your last separation date from active service.
Can you get more than 36 months of GI Bill?
You can get up to 36 months of full-time education benefits under the GI Bill after completing the full period of your enlistment.
How long are GI Bill benefits good for?
How many months of assistance can I receive and how long am I eligible? Generally, you may receive up to 36 months of entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. You will be eligible for benefits for 15 years from your last period of active duty of at least 90 consecutive days.
How do I know if I have the Post-9/11 GI Bill?
You’ll need to request a new Certificate of Eligibility letter to check your GI Bill benefit status. To request a COE, please call the Education Call Center at 888-442-4551.
How much time do I have left on my GI Bill?
Call the VA toll free at 1-888-442-4551 to speak with a representative. The representative will request your information and will be able to provide details about the benefits remaining on the GI Bill.
How much does Post 9 11 GI Bill pay per month?
The Post-9/11 GI Bill also pays a Monthly Housing Allowance based on the ZIP code of the location of the school or campus you are attending the majority of your classes. This stipend currently averages $1,833 a month, but can exceed $2,700 depending on where you go to school.