GI Bill® Getting Started Guide

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Modern Gun School participates with the Post 9/11 (Chapter 33) and Montgomery (Chapter 30) GI Bills®. In addition, spouses eligible under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35) may use their benefits as well as veterans with a service-connected disability under the Vocational Rehabilitation Education Benefits (VR&E) Program (Chapter 31). Our programs are classified by the VA as correspondence programs.

Get started and use the benefits you’ve earned with Modern Gun School following 3 simple steps:

1. Verify GI Bill® Eligibility
Access the GI Bill® website or call 1-888-442-4551 to verify your eligibility and get assistance with the application process.

2. Apply for GI Bill® Benefits
Apply for GI Bill® benefits online with VONAPP (Veterans Online Application). For assistance, please contact the VA at 1-888-442-4551.

3. Contact Modern Gun School
Contact a MGS Military Enrollment Advisor at 1-800-493-4114 with any questions or enroll online. Please select GI Bill® benefits as your payment option. In order to enroll with Modern Gun, you will be contacted to submit a copy of your GI Bill® certificate of eligibility.

 

VA Educational Benefits & Eligibility

MGS is classified as correspondence training under VA regulations. For detailed information about your eligibility, please visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Program (Chapter 33)

Veteran, Spouse and dependent children

• 100% eligible – veteran served at least 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school – up to full tuition for MGS Gunsmithing course (correspondence)
• Not eligible for housing allowance from VA GI Bill®

Active Duty and Spouse of Active Duty Member

• 100% eligible – member has served at least 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school- up to full tuition for MGS Gunsmithing course (correspondence)
• Not eligible for housing allowance from VA GI Bill®

Veteran, spouse and children

• Less than 100% eligible – veteran served less than 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school – up to full tuition for MGS Gunsmithing course (correspondence)

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) Program (Chapter 35)

• Spouses of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition
• Tuition paid directly to the student for MGS Advanced Gunsmithing course (correspondence – spouses only)

Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (MGIB/AD) Program (Chapter 30)

• Active Duty and Veterans who served on active duty for at least two years
• 55% of tuition fees paid directly to student for MGS Advanced Gunsmithing course (correspondence)

Montgomery GI Selected Reserve (MGIB/SR) Program (Chapter 1606)

• Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard
• 55% of tuition fees paid directly to student for MGS Advanced Gunsmithing course (correspondence)

Vocational Rehabilitation Education Benefits (VR&E) Program (Chapter 31)

• Veterans with a disability rating
• Counseling, training, education and job placement assistance
• Tuition paid to MGS