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Monthly Pay Rates - Veterans/GI Bill Benefits®

Students using the Montgomery GI Bill® (Ch. 30 and 1606), the Reserve Education Assistance Program (Ch. 1607), or the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Assistance (Ch. 35), will be paid on a monthly basis by the Department of Veterans Affairs directly. The VA pay rates are provided below to give an estimated amount of payment by the VA based on your VA training time (course load/rate of pursuit). Institutions are required to report the number of credit hours the veteran is taking and the training time for each enrollment period. The charts below reflect the pay rates based on your VA training time.

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Chap. 30, 1606, 1607, 35 Pay Rates

Pay rates below are effective October 1, 2014.

Chapter
Full
Time
3/4
Time
1/2
Time
Less than 1/2 Time**
1/4
Time**
30 (<3 yrs of service)* $1,395.00 $1,046.25 $697.50 $697.50 $348.75
30 (3+ yrs of service)* $1,717.00 $1,287.75 $858.50 $858.50 $429.25
35 $1,018.00 $763.00 $506.00 $506.00 $254.50
1606 $367.00 $274.00 $182.00 $91.75 N/A
1607 (< 1 yr of service)* $686.80 $515.10 $343.40 $343.40 $171.70
1607 (1 yr of service)* $1,030.20 $772.65 $515.10 $515.10 $257.55
1607 (2+ yrs of service)* $1,373.60 $1,030.20 $686.80 $686.80 $343.40

*The VA only pays the amount of Tuition and Fees (for the term) if you are Active Duty using Chapter 30 or 1607.

**The VA only pays the amount of Tuition and Fees (for the term) if you are Less than 1/2-Time. If your training time is Less than 1/2-Time, the VA will pay you in one lump sum.

To view previous pay rates please go to the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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