htm (showing that in addition to direct tuition payments to a qualifying institution of higher learning, the VEAA provides a monthly housing allowance equal to the E-5 Basic Allowance for Housing rate, a yearly book stipend of up to $1000, expands eligibility to include service academy and ROTC graduates, eliminates MGIB
requirement for enrollees to pay $100 per month for the first twelve months of their enlistment; decreases minimum requirement to receive some benefit from two years to ninety days of active duty service; increases period to use benefit from ten years to fifteen years); but c.
The act provides future veterans with substantially higher educational benefits than those available through the MGIB
But if you convert from MGIB
to Post-9/11 GI Bill, the educational opportunities available to you under MGIB
carry over and then you can .
We pay our 100 percent TA up to $750 per three-semester hour course; if the cost is more than $730 then the individual can use his MGIB
to supplement under the Top-Up program.
The fiscal 2006 basic MGIB
monthly benefit for fulltime training is currently $1,034.
When combined,the ACE and MGIB
can award a Soldier as much as $50,000 in veterans education benefits.
Restore lost MGIB
benefits for Reservists and National Guardsmen called to active duty.
Citing recruitment and retention of "quality" personnel as perhaps the biggest challenge the military has faced in decades, the severely disabled Vietnam vet and former VA administrator (1977-81) said the improved MGIB
will "have an immediate impact on morale, readiness and recruitment.
Only Sailors who entered active duty after July 1, 1985, and enrolled in MGIB
during their first two weeks of active duty are eligible.
The basic monthly payment under the MGIB
Program is $650 for 36 months of full-time schooling for a maximum of $23,400, in comparison to a member enrolled in VEAP, who would receive a up to $300 a month for 27 months of full-time training for a maximum of $8,100.
They focus primarily on MGIB
21 as a recruiting tool.
The window to change to the MGIB
recently opened for Sailors with a VEAP account.