Education & Training Benefits for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides various training and education benefits for those who have served in the military. Access the information links below or for more information on other VA Education Programs, you can also visit here.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill – The Post–9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of service, or individuals discharged with a service–connected disability after 30 days. Click here for more information.
  • Montgomery GI Bill – The MGIB program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on–the–job training and correspondence courses to name a few. Benefits can be payable for up to 10 years following release from active duty. Click here for more information.
  • Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) – VEAP is available for those service members who elected to make contributions from military pay to participate in this education benefit program. Benefits can be used to pursue education areas such as a degree, certificate, correspondence, apprenticeship/on–the–job training programs, and vocational flight training programs. For more information, visit here.
  • Support for Aging Veterans – For senior military veterans looking for information to assist in your retirement years this guide is a valuable resource.
  • Support for Student Veterans – For military veterans looking for resources, support, and advocacy for higher education the Student Veterans of America is a valuable resource.
  • DoD Programs – The Department of Defense also provides a wide–range of financial aid programs for veterans to access, including disability and retirement benefits, benefits for surviving spouses, health benefits and access to educational programs. For more information on DoD programs, visit here.
  • Other VA Education Programs. Along with the GI Bill and other financial aid programs associated with education, the VA also provides access to alternative programs that tie to education. This includes access to information and programs to use your GI Bill to start a small business. For more VA Education benefits, visit here.
  • Find Programs & Help Applying to School. VONAPP (Veterans On Line Application) website is the official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables service members, veterans and their beneficiaries, to find educational benefits and a school using the Internet. For access to VONAPP, visit here.