Step 1: Determine the appropriate VA Benefit

Northwest Nazarene University Veterans Services will guide you through the appropriate questions to assist you in determining which of the following benefits to utilize towards your degree program:

Chapter 30 - 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.

Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation (VOC Rehab) The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.

Chapter 32 - Veteran Education Assistance Program (VEAP) The Post-Vietnam Veterans' Educational Assistance Program, or VEAP (chapter 32 of title 38, U. S. Code) provides education and training opportunities to eligible persons who contributed to the program while on active duty on a $2 for $1 contribution match by the Government.

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill & Yellow Ribbon The Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals including graduate and undergraduate degrees, vocational/technical training, on-the-job training, flight training, correspondence training, and licensing and national testing programs.

Chapter 35 - Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) The DEA program provides up to 45 months of education benefits and training opportunities to eligible dependents and survivors of certain veterans.

Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) Chapter The Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606) is an educational program for members who are actively participating in the Selected Reserve components of the Army Reserve, Naval Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard.

Chapter 1607 - Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP) REAP (Chapter 1607 of title 10, U.S. Code) is a benefit providing educational assistance to members of the reserve components - Selected Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) - who are called or ordered to active service in response to a war or national emergency, as declared by the President or Congress.