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Education and Training

MONTGOMERY GI BILL ACTIVE DUTY (CHAPTER 30) INCREASED EDUCATIONAL BENEFIT

EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2007

 

Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (Ch. 30 of title 38 U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2007.

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

If you participated in the “$600.00 buy-up” or “kicker” program while on active duty, the increased rates can be found HERE.


The following rates apply to those completing an enlistment of three years or more.

Institutional Training
Training Time Monthly rate
Full time $1,101.00
¾ time $825.75
1/2 time $550.50
less than ½ time more than ¼ time $550.50 **
¼ time or less $275.25 **


OJT Rates effective October 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $935.85
Second six months of training $715.65

Remaining pursuit of training

 

$495.45

 

 

OJT Rates effective January 1, 2008

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $825.75
Second six months of training $605.55

Remaining pursuit of training

 

$385.35

 

 

Correspondence and Flight - Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $1,101.00 paid.

Cooperative - $1,101.00

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


The following rates apply to those completing an enlistment of less than three years.

Institutional Training
Training Time Monthly rate
Full time $894.00
¾ time $670.50
½ time $447.00
less than ½ time more than ¼ time $447.00 **
¼ time or less $223.50 **


OJT Rates effective October 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $759.90
Second six months of training $581.10
Remainder of training $402.30

 

OJT Rates effective January 1, 2008

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $670.50
Second six months of training $491.70
Remainder of training $312.90

 

Correspondence and Flight - Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $894.00 paid.

Cooperative - $894.00

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


Basic Institutional Rates for persons with remaining entitlement under Chapter 34 of Title 38, U.S.C. Chapter 30 Category II rates effective 10-01-2007.

Institutional Training
Training Period Monthly Rate
  No Dependents One Dependent Two Dependents Each Additional Dependent
Full time $1,289.00 $1,325.00 $1,356.00 $16.00
¾ time $967.25 $993.75 $1,017.25 $12.00
½ time $644.50 $662.50 $678.00 $8.50
less than ½ time more than ¼ time $644.50 **      
¼ time or less $322.25 **      

OJT Rates effective October 1, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly Rate
  No Dependents One Dependent Two Dependents Each Additional Dependent
First six months of training $1,052.30 $1,066.33 $1,078.65 $5.95
Second six months of training $782.28 $793.33 $802.43 $4.55
Third six months of training $526.05 $533.93 $540.00 $3.15
Remainder of training $510.75 $518.18 $524.93 $3.15

 

OJT Rates effective January 1, 2008

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly Rate
  No Dependents One Dependent Two Dependents Each Additional Dependent
First six months of training $928.50 $940.88 $951.75 $5.25
Second six months of training $661.93 $671.28 $678.98 $3.85
Third six months of training $409.15 $415.28 $420.00 $2.45
Remainder of training $397.25 $403.03 $408.28 $2.45

 

Cooperative Training
Training Period Monthly Rate
  No Dependents One Dependent Two Dependents Each Additional Dependent
Oct. 1, 2007 - Sept. 30, 2008 $1,289.00 $1,325.00 $1,356.00 $16.00

Correspondence - 55% of the approved charges

Flight - 60% of the approved charges

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