GI Bill

Your Ultimate Guide to GI Bill Benefits

The GI Bill is a military education benefits program operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs. It can be used by qualifying military members and may be transferred to spouses and college-age children of the service member. Learn more.

Comparing GI Bill Benefits: Active Duty vs. Guard/Reserve

Which GI Bill is better? Do members of the Guard and Reserve get different options than those on active duty? Are the requirements identical or different? We examine the similarities and differences between GI Bill programs below.

GI Bill for Non-College Degree Programs

The GI Bill is typically used to pay for higher education at a public university, private school, or other institutions approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs. It can also be used to pay for non-college degree programs that train students in professional skills such as truck driving, cosmetology, HVAC repair, and other approved options…. Read more »

What GI Bill Do I Have?

“What GI Bill do I have?” That may not seem like a common question; most are fully informed about the nature of the current GI Bill program when informed about their benefits. 

How to Transfer Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits

It is not possible to simply choose to transfer your GI Bill benefit to a spouse or dependent; you must meet certain requirements and agree to a new military service commitment for your request to be approved. You must be on active duty to request a GI Bill transfer.

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Who Qualifies for the Fry Scholarship?

The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship is a program offering military education benefits to the surviving children and spouses of military members who died on duty or as a result of military service. advises, “If your parent or spouse died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001, while… Read more »

GI Bill for On-the-Job Training

The GI Bill military benefit isn’t just for a 4-year degree. There are options for those seeking on-the-job training instead of an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree. Learn more.

Using the GI Bill for Flight School

Don’t miss out on using your GI Bill in less traditional ways. One option is using the GI Bill to pay for flight training or flight school. Learn more.

Yellow Ribbon Program For Graduate School

The Yellow Ribbon Program can help veterans & dependents pay for out-of-state tuition, private schools, overseas schools, or grad schools. Learn more.


Bipartisan Effort to Increase Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

The Basic Allowance for Housing or BAH is a military benefit designed to offset the cost of housing for military members and their families. BAH rates are paid based on the servicemember’s rank and the rental costs in the local housing market. BAH is calculated via a housing market survey that calculates average rental and… Read more »