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Education and Training

Reserve Educational Assistance Program Increased Educational Benefit

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2012

 

Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (Ch. 1607 of Title 10, U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2012.

For trainees on active duty, payment is limited to reimbursement of tuition and fees for the training taken.


Institutional Training
Training TimeConsecutive service of 90 days but less than one yearConsecutive service of 1 year +Consecutive service of 2 years +
Full time $625.60 $938.40 $1,251.20
3/4 time $469.20 $703.80 $938.40
1/2 time $312.80 $469.20 $625.60
Less than 1/2 time More than 1/4 time $312.80** $469.20** $625.60**
1/4 time or less $156.40** $234.60** $312.80**

** Tuition and Fees ONLY. Payment cannot exceed the listed amount.


CORRESPONDENCE TRAINING: Correspondence training is reimbursed at:

Correspondence Training
40% level 22% of the approved cost of course
60% level 33% of the approved cost of course
80% level 44% of the approved cost of course

Entitlement is charged based on the rate of one month for a benefit amount equal to the full-time institutional rate.


FLIGHT TRAINING: Flight training is reimbursed at:

Flight Training
40% level 24% of the approved cost of course
60% level 36% of the approved cost of course
80% level 48% of the approved cost of course

Entitlement is charged based on the rate of one month for a benefit amount equal to the full-time institutional rate.


Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training PeriodService of 90 days but less than one yearService of 1 year +Service of 2 years +
First six months of training $469.20 $703.80 $938.40
Second six months of training $344.08 $516.12 $688.16
Remaining pursuit of training $218.96 $328.44 $437.92

(Rates are proportionally reduced if less than 120 hours is worked.)


Cooperative Training
Training Time Service of 90 days but less than one year Service of 1 year + Service of 2 years +
Monthly Rates $625.60 $938.40 $1,251.20