Post-9/11 GI Bill 2013-2014 Payment Rates

Updated: May 16, 2020

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    Here are the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) payment rates for the 2013 academic year (Aug. 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014).  Maximum amounts are listed with prorated eligibility percentages also listed below.


    Maximum Tuition & Fee Reimbursement per Academic Year
    Type of School Maximum Reimbursement
    Public School All Tuition & Fee Payments for an in-State Student
    Private or Foreign School Up to $19,198.31 per academic year National Maximum
    Non-college Degree Granting Institutions Actual net costs for in-state tuition & fees not to exceed $19,198.31 during the academic year
    Vocational Flight Schools The actual net costs not to exceed $10,970.46 per academic year
    Correspodence Schools The actual net costs not to exceed $9,324.89 per academic year


    Type of School Books/Supplies Stipend Eligibility Rural Benefit Eligibility MHA Eligibility
    Public School Yes Yes Yes
    Private or Foreign School Yes Yes Yes
    Online School Yes Yes Yes
    Non-college Degree Granting Institutions Yes Yes Yes
    Vocational Flight Schools No No No
    Correspodence Schools No No No
    Apprenticeship/OJT Yes No No


    Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
    Training Period Monthly rate
    First six months of training 100% of your applicable MHA
    Second six months of training 80% of your applicable MHA
    Third six months of training 60% of your applicable MHA
    Fourth six months of training 40% of your applicable MHA
    Remaining pursuit of training 20% of your applicable MHA


    Tiered Prorated Eligibility
     Member Serves
    Percentage of Maximum Benefit Payable
    At least 36 months 100%
    At least 30 continuous days on active duty and must be discharged due to service-connected disability 100%
    At least 30 months, but less than 36 months 90%
    At least 24 months, but less than 30 months 80%
    At least 18 months, but less than 24 months 70%
    At least 12 months, but less than 18 months 60%
    At least 06 months, but less than 12 months 50%
    At least 90 days, but less than 06 months 40%

    * Chart applies to those who served on active duty after 9/10/2001 and received an honorable discharge.

    * * Full benefit qualification is for a veteran who has served at least 3 years of active duty after Sept. 10, 2001.


    See here for Monthly Housing Rates (aka BAH).


    Post 9/11 Books/Supplies Stipend

    By Lance Cpl. Courtney White


    The Books/Supplies Stipend is up to $1,000 annually and is paid proportionately based on enrollment.


    Rural Benefit

    A one time payment of $500 may be payable to certain individuals relocating from highly rural areas if they reside in a county with 6 persons or less per square mile (as determined by the most recent decennial census) and either:

    1. Physically relocate at least 500 miles to attend an educational institution or

    2. travel by air to physically attend an educational institution if no other land-based transportation exists


    Where Post 9/11 Payments are Sent

    Payment Where
    Tuition & fees School/Institution
    Monthly Housing Allowance (AKA BAH) You
    Books/Supplies Stipend You
    One-Time Rural Benefit You


    Post-9/11 GI Bill Payment Schedule

    Payments are made and deposited generally at the beginning of the month.  The are no exacts dates and can vary slightly due to weekends and holidays.  Payments are made for the prior month of enrollment so if you’re enrolled in January payment for January will be made at the beginning of February.  There can also be a delay in payments starting but payments should be consistent once the process starts.

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