Here is the post-9/11 GI Bill in a nutshell.
- People who have served at least 90 days of military service after Sept. 10, 2001 and received an honorable discharge.
- To receive full benefits, veterans need to have served 36 months of active duty service or been discharged for a disability connected to their service after 30 days of service
- If veterans have served less than 36 months, they can receive 40 to 90 percent of benefits under the bill, depending on how long they served.
- Veterans can also transfer their educational benefits to their spouse and children if they meet additional requirements.
- Tuition and fees
- Housing allowance
- Books and supplies (up to $1,000 per year)
- Rural benefit payment
For more information on the GI Bill, click here.