Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB)

The Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (Chapter 30) Veterans Education Benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses.

  • Active Duty members enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months upon enlistment
  • Eligible to receive up to 36 monthly education benefit entitlements once they have completed a minimum service obligation based on the Current payment rates
  • Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following the date of release from active duty
  • Some servicemembers may have contributed up to an additional $600 to the Montgomery GI Bill to receive increased monthly benefits up to $5400

Military Veterans may be an eligible for one of the three categories of MGIB Benefits if they received an Honorable Discharge, AND have a High School Diploma or GED or 12 hours of college credit, AND they meet the requirements of the categories. 
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