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Using Your Benefits

GW’s Military and Veteran Services is committed to helping military-affiliated students receive financial aid through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 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: Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
  • Chapter 33: Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Chapter 35: Dependents' Educational Assistance (DEA) Program
  • Chapter 1606: Montgomery GI Bill: Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
  • Chapter 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program

The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program or YRP) is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

GW certifies GI Bill benefits in a two-cycle 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.