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Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty/Discharged (MGIB-AD)

The Montgomery GI BillĀ® program provides up to 36 months of education benefits. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship or on-the-job training and correspondence courses but must be pre-approved by the Veterans Administration. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following release from active duty.

Using Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill benefits at TCU

-If you are a veteran and applying to use Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill benefits for the first time please apply online at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/apply.asp and complete a Form 22-1990 (Application for Educational Benefits) to receive a (COE) Certificate of Eligibility.

-If you are a veteran and have previously used Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill benefits please complete Form 22-1995 (Change of Program or Place of Training) online at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/apply.asp/ to receive a (COE) Certificate of Eligibility.

The following documents need to be submitted to the TCU Veterans Certifying Official:

  • - (COE) Certificate of Eligibility
  • - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
  • - Military Transcripts
  • - Transfer Credit Articulation
  • - Procedures and guidelines for students receiving VAStudentRequestfortermbenefits.pdf
  • - VA student Info card Yellow Card.pdf

  • Verification of Enrollment for Monthly Payments

    Students who are receiving either Chapter 30 (MGIB-AD) or Chapter 1606 MGIB-SR must verify their enrollments monthly to receive payments. To verify your enrollment, call 877-823-2378 or visit Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE). When you initially log in to WAVE, use your Social Security Number as the File Number and use the last numbers of your Social Security Number as a temporary Password/PIN. Complete these self-certifications each month in order to receive payment of educational benefits. https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave/index.do Click the following link to view current benefit rates:https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/resources/benefits_resources/rate_tables.asp