VA Education Benefits

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VA Education Benefits

  1. 1. Veterans and MilitaryServicemembers EducationBenefits Post-Secondary EducationVeterans and Military Servicemembers and theirfamily members may qualify for education benefits,on the job training, and licensing/testreimbursements. Eligible Illinois Veterans and their Technical Schoolsfamilies can also take advantage of Illinois State &Veterans Education Benefits. On-the-Job Training
  2. 2. Sources on Education BenefitsThe following sources were created to provide Military Servicemembers andVeterans information about education, training and testing benefits. Active Duty • Tuition and testing National Guard Reimbursement • Transition Assistance • Transition Assistance Programs Programs • The VA’s GI Bill Website: Includes • National Guard Tuition information on the GI Bill and Assistance other VA administered education • School Veterans Certifying programs. Officer • Chain of Command: Ask a • Chain of Command: Ask a supervisor about training and supervisor about training education opportunities. and education opportunities. Military Reserves Veterans • Transition Assistance Programs • The VA’s GI Bill Website : • The VA’s GI Bill Website: Includes Includes information on information on the MGIB-SR program veterans education and compares reserve programs to programs, training the Post 9/11 GI Bill. programs , and testing • School Veterans Certifying Officer reimbursement. • Chain of Command: Ask a supervisor • School Veterans Certifying about training and education Officer opportunities. • Check State Veterans Administration Page for potential benefits.
  3. 3. Illinois Veterans Education BenefitsIllinois Veterans Grant. The Illinois Veterans Grant (IVG) provideseligible Illinois veterans a four year tuition waiver for any level ofhigher education.The Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver. The University of Illinoisawards a limited number of tuition waivers to children of Illinoisveterans who served in a recognized conflict period (i.e., WorldWar II, the Korean Conflict, the Southwest Asia Conflict,Operation Enduring Freedom, or Operation Iraqi Freedom).

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