Information for Veterans

Veterans Educational Assistance

Download the Brochure:  Veterans Information About Financial Aid

Servicepersons who served on active duty for at least 90 days after 9/10/11 maybe eligible for Chapter 33 educational benefits through the GI Bill®.  Also, veterans may have eligibility for Chapters 30, 35, 1606 and 1607.  If you are eligible to receive VA educational benefits, please submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility to the Financial Aid Office.
You can view the Institutional training rates to get an idea of the basic entitlements and monthly benefits that could be available to you.  For more comprehensive information, go to www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551.

Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) – Chapter 33

Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) is paid only to Chapter 33 eligible students who are attending at a rate of pursuit of greater than 50%, is prorated by the rate of pursuit and eligibility level, is based on the Department of Defense Basic Allowance for Housing for an E-5 with dependents, and is paid based on the zip code of the school where the enrollment certification is completed.  Interval (Break) Pay No Longer Authorized – All Chapters. Each student should closely monitor their entitlement. Students with a premium login to eBenefits can track their entitlement on a semester/term/quarter basis:

Test Reimbursement for Veterans

Many professions such as nursing require a licensing test in order to work in the profession.  The GI Bill® may cover this expense up to $2000.  You must be eligible to receive benefits in order to receive test reimbursement.  You need to send a request to the VA.  Download this information sheet for details or contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.

 Veterans Benefits Administration on Facebook

If you’re not following the Veterans Benefits Administration on Facebook, you could be missing out on important VA benefits news, updates and community events, information, and tips. As VA’s benefits arm, we administer the VA home loan program, the GI Bill, and disability compensation. However, these are just some of the topics of interest we feature each day on our social media channels, via links, discussions, and how-to videos. We really do have it all! To follow us on Facebook, click “like” on our homepage, then in the drop down menu, click “get notifications.”

Principles of Excellence Program

Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing is an educational institutions participating in the Principles of Excellence program with the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Shopping Sheet Resource

The 2015-16 Shopping Sheet will be available to Verterans.

 

“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.bnenfits.va.gov/gibill.