Understanding Military Benefits
Military financial aid is a tremendous benefit for the country’s service members and their families. But, deciphering the eligibility requirements and inclusions can be challenging. Let one of Bryant & Stratton College Online’s knowledgeable financial aid advisors help you understand your military benefits. Contact the Financial Aid office today to speak to an experienced military coordinator.
Yellow Ribbon Program
Bryant & Stratton College is participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program under the Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33)
Montgomery GI Bill® Information
State Scholarships, Grants and Tuition Assistance
Benefits vary by state. Please speak with a Bryant & Stratton College Online representative to identify which benefits are available in your state.
Post-9/11 Montgomery GI Bill® Information
For individuals who served in active duty on or after September 11, 2001 this education benefit is payable for education pursued after August 1, 2009. If you qualify for assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill® on or after August 1, 2009 and you also qualify for assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®, you may make an irrevocable decision to receive benefits solely under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.
To be eligible for this aid, you must qualify as one of the following:
- You served 90 aggregate days on active duty after September 10, 2001 and are still on active duty or honorably discharged
- You were released from active duty and placed on the retired list or temporarily disabled retired list
- You were released from active duty for further service in a reserve division of the armed forces
- You may be eligible if you were honorably discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001
What is covered?
- Cost of tuition and fees--paid directly to school--not to exceed the most expensive in-state undergraduate tuition at a public institution of higher education
- Monthly housing allowance—paid directly to you—equal to the basic housing allowance payable to a military E-5 with dependents in the same zip code as your school
- Yearly books and supplies stipend of up to $1,000, paid directly to you
- A one-time payment of $500 paid to individuals relocating from a highly rural area
"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 website at benefits.va.gov/gibill