What is the Post-9/11 GI Bill?
The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education
and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate
service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged
with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have
received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI
The Post-9/11 GI Bill will become effective for training on or
after August 1, 2009. The amount of support that an individual may
qualify for depends on where they live and what type of degree they
are pursuing. For a summary of Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits, see the
benefit comparison chart.
Approved training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill includes graduate
and undergraduate degrees, and vocational/technical training. All
training programs must be offered by an institution of higher
learning (IHL) and approved for GI Bill benefits. Additionally,
tutorial assistance, and licensing and certification test
reimbursement are approved under the Post- 9/11 GI Bill.