Office of Veteran Affairs

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve CHAPTER 1606, TITLE 10 U.S.C.

  • Entitlement
  • Required Documents
  • Pamphlet

VA.GOV for Chapter 1606

Who is eligible?
Reservist must be actively drilling, have a 6-year obligation in the Selected Reserve, and satisfactory participation in required Selective Service training to be eligible. For further information visit http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/montgomery_gibill/selected_reserve.html

Entitlement

You may be entitled to receive up to 36 months of education benefits, no extensions.

If you are eligible for two or more educational benefits, the new maximum would be 48 months.

Period of Eligibility

Your eligibility for the program normally ends on the day you leave the Selected Reserve.

Your eligibility may extend if the completion of your program was delayed because of an incurred injury or aggravated disability from service in selected reserve.

Kickers

The kicker may be a part of the original enlistment contract or part of a re-enlistment contract. It is an additional amount added to the benefit. The possible monthly kicker levels are $100, $200, and $350.

 

Make sure that your Start and End date of classes for the term reflects your intended Monthly Rate.

Current Payment Rates: Effective October 1, 2015.

FALL & SPRING TERMS
Enrollment Credits Hours Monthly Rate**
Full time 12 $368.00
3/4 time 9-11 $276.00
1/2 time 6-8 $184.00
Less than 1/2 time 1-5 $92.00
SUMMER TERM
Enrollment 12
Weeks of Classes
8
Weeks of Classes
6
Weeks of Classes
4
Weeks of Classes
Monthly Rate**
Full time
Credits Needed
8 6 4 3 $368.00
3/4 time
Credits Needed
7-6 5-4 3 2 $276.00
1/2 time
Credits Needed
5-4 3 2 n/a $184.00
Less than 1/2 time
Credits Needed
3 2 1 1 $92.00

**Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $356.00 paid.

Student Category Chapter 1606
Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill
First Time
Using Benefits

Submit to Valencia:

  1. C.O.E.  (or)
  2. 22-1990
  3. NOBE

Request from Valencia:

  1. Certification
  2. Statement of Understanding
Transfer Students

Submit to Valencia:

  1. 22-1995

Request from Valencia:

  1. Certification
  2. Statement of Understanding
Transient Students

Submit to Valencia:

  1. Transient Form

Request from Valencia:

  1. Certification
  • C.O.E - (Certificate of Eligibility)
    • Obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551
  • 22-1990 -The Department of Veterans Affairs Application for Educational Benefits.
    • Submit through VONAPP, print out and provide a copy to a Valencia College VA Representative.
  • DD-214 - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.
    • Issued upon a military service member's retirement, separation or discharge from active-duty military.
  • 22-1995 - Change of Place of Training Form.
    • Submit through VONAPP, print out and provide a copy to a Valencia College VA Representative.
  • Transient Forms - Florida Institutions submit a Transient Student Admissions Application
    • All other States request from your Primary School a letter addressed to Valencia College Certifying Official. Please refer to example.
  • N.O.B.E. – Notice of Basic Eligibility

Example of Transient Form

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