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Veterans Benefits

William Jessup University fully participates in educational benefits for veterans, including those related to the Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®, the Montgomery GI Bill® and other education benefits administered by the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs.

Education Benefits

  • Chapter 30

    Chapter 30: Available to qualified service members and veterans who honorably served or are currently serving in the United States armed forces. May be eligible for up to 36 months of benefits.

  • Chapter 31

    Chapter 31: If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work, or prevents you from working, Veteran Readiness and Employment (formerly called Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment) can help. This program—also known as Chapter 31 or VR&E—helps you explore employment options and address education or training needs.

  • Chapter 33

    Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI Bill helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
    William Jessup University GI Bill comparison tool

  • Chapter 35

    Chapter 35: Find out if you’re eligible for VA education benefits for dependents and survivors (also called Chapter 35 benefits). If you’re a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits or job training through a GI Bill program.

  • Ch. 1606: Montgomery GI Bill

    Ch. 1606: Montgomery GI Bill®-Selected Reserve: Available to eligible members of the Selected Reserve. Up to 36 months of eligibility may be determined by the branch of service, such as: Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Army National Guard or Air National Guard.

Benefit Authorization

All continuing students that use any type of military benefits are required by the Department of Defense to give authorization prior to institution certification of enrollment.

Change of Program or Place of Training

Veterans Affairs requires its beneficiaries to fill out the Change of Program or Place of Training form every time they intend to change their degree program and/or institution. Please fill out the applicable form and send a signed copy to

Yellow Ribbon Program (Post 9/11 GI Bill®)
Amount:For students with 100% eligibility, tuition charges and most fees are covered.
Eligibility:Benefit eligibility is based on length of service as determined by the Application for Benefits (VA Form 22-1990). For full explanation of Yellow Ribbon Program, click here.
Deadline:No deadline.
Renewal:Annually renewable. Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined in the WJU catalog.
Application:Application for Benefits (VA Form 22-1990).
Process:After completing the Application for Benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs will issue you a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). You will then need to submit a copy of your COE and a copy of your DD Form 214 to your Financial Aid Counselor (School Certifying Official) in the Financial Aid Office at William Jessup University.

NOTE: Since GI Bill® Veterans Benefits are based entirely on the number of units for which you are registered, it is imperative that you contact your Financial Aid Counselor anytime you add or drop units. In addition to the tuition benefit of the Yellow Ribbon Program, students may also be eligible for:

Monthly Housing Allowance (BAH) If eligible for BAH, you must be enrolled more than half time per semester.

U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarships
Amount:Up to $2,500 for the awarded year.
Eligibility & Application:To find out if you are eligible for this scholarship, visit the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation website to get more information.
Deadline:January 2 of the year of attendance (postmark).

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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