VA Education Benefits

Strayer University offers a number of benefit plans available for eligible veterans.

The Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33):

The Post-9/11 GI Bill is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days on or after September 11, 2001. Veterans, active-duty service members, and their spouses and dependents may be eligible for these benefits. Additional financial assistance is available for eligible veterans through Strayer University's participation in the Yellow Ribbon program.

The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30)

Active Duty Educational Assistance Program, generally for individuals who entered active duty after June 30, 1985 and served continuously for three years or for individuals serving two years on active duty followed by four years of Selected Reserve. To be eligible, veterans must have contributed $1,200 during their first year of military service. Veterans or service personnel cannot withdraw money paid into the fund.

The Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 1606)

Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program, for members of the Reserve elements of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and the Air National Guard. To be eligible, reservists must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Selected Reserve signed after June 30, 1985. No contribution is required. Eligibility for this program is determined by the Department of Defense or Department of Homeland Security, as appropriate.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance (Chapter 35)

Educational assistance is available to spouses and children of veterans who died or are permanently and totally disabled as the result of a service-connected disability.

Vocational Rehabilitation Assistance (Chapter 31)

Vocational Rehabilitation for service-connected disability of 10% or greater, provides a monthly stipend and covers the cost of tuition, books and supplies. Eligibility is determined on an individual case basis.

Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP Chapter 32)

This program is for individuals who entered active duty service between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985, and have contributed toward the education program.

Applying for VA Benefits

Learn how to apply for VA benefits at Strayer University.

More detailed information about each program and its eligibility requirements is available at the Department of Veterans' Affairs Web site. To discuss your personal situation, you may also contact a VA counselor at 1.800.442.4551.