Available GI Bills

A list of the VA education benefits programs that you can use at USFSM are provided here for your convenience. We have included links to the program summary and payment rate information for each. (Payment rate information includes how much is paid for and who it is paid to.) Please note that payment rates are revised by the VA on an annual basis – effective every August for the Post-9/11 GI Bill program, and every October for all others.

For a quick look at how these program compare, please view the comparison table on the VA webpage “Education and Training: Comparison Tool/Payment Rates.”

Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) [Best option for most participants.]
Program Summary | Payment Rates

Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty (MGIB-AD/Chapter 30)
Program Summary | Payment Rates

Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR/Chapter 1606)
Program Summary | Payment Rates

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP/Chapter 1607)
Program Summary | Payment Rates

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA/Chapter 35)
Program Summary | Payment Rates

Please be aware that this is not an exhaustive list of all the benefits that you may be entitled to through the VA. Please consult the VA’s website for additional information.

If you are a participant in the Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E/Chapter 31) program, you may qualify for support towards tuition, fees, and educational supplies. Consult your VR&E caseworker for more information.