Using Your Benefits

GW’s Military and Veteran Services (MVS) is committed to helping military-affiliated students receive VA education benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If you are a veteran, active duty service member, or a military-affiliated dependent, you may be eligible for education benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, including:

  • Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill®
  • Chapter 31: Veteran Readiness & Employment
  • Chapter 33: Post-9/11 GI Bill®
  • Chapter 35: Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) Program
  • Chapter 1606: Montgomery GI Bill®: Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

GW participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program (YRP) which is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

GW certifies GI Bill® benefits in a two-step process. Learn more about our certification process, including how it affects your benefits. You may also be eligible for a book stipend or tutoring assistance.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Click here for more information about VA education benefits.