Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)
Benefit Change to the Post-9/11 GI-Bill Effective August 1, 2013
- The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after 9/10/2001 or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. An honorable discharge is required for eligibility.
|Individuals serving an aggregate period of active duty after 9/10/2001 of:||Percentage of Maximum Benefit Payable|
|At least 36 months||100%|
|At least 30 continuous days & discharged due to service-connected disability||100%|
|At least 30 months < 36 months||90%|
|At least 24 months < 30 months||80%|
|At least 18 months < 24 months||70%|
|At least 12 months < 18 months||60%|
|At least 6 months < 12 months||50%|
|At least 90 days < 6 months||40%|
- Student must apply for this benefit directly with the VA through their VONAPP system.
- The Post-9/11 GI Bill tuition benefit is paid directly to Northeastern.
- The monthly housing allowance (up to $2,454) and book stipend (up to $1,000) are paid directly to the student.
- Veterans may have the option of transferring all or a portion of their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit to a dependent (child/spouse).
- Forms can be found on the VA Web site.
Yellow Ribbon Program
The Yellow Ribbon Program is an additional benefit available to those with Post-9/11 GI eligibility at the 100% level. Active duty military members and their spouses do not qualify for this benefit. Please visit the link above for more information.