Veterans Benefits

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The first step in a student using VA Education Benefits at Maryville University is getting a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can contact your local VA Regional Office at 800-827-1000 to inquire about education benefits and get your COE.

Educational Benefits Offered By the Veterans Administration

• Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation
Veterans that qualify for this have received a discharge that is other than dishonorable, have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10% from VA, apply for VR&E services.

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• Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill
The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay the university directly for the students tuition and fees. The student may be eligible for a Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) in a monthly check.

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• Transferring Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits
While you’re still on active duty, you’ll request to transfer, change, or revoke a Transfer of Entitlement (TOE) through milConnect. Once transferring of benefits has happened the university will need a copy of the COE with the individuals name that is attending Maryville.

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• Chapter 33 Yellow Ribbon
Maryville University is a Yellow Ribbon institution. In order to be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon program you must have a rating from the VA of 100 percent. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay the university directly for the students tuition and fees.

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• Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD)(Chapter 30)
VA education benefit for Veterans and Service members who have at least two years of active duty. The Department of Veterans Affairs will send payment for tuition and fees to the student and then it is the students responsibility to pay Maryville University.

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• Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)
VA education benefit for eligible members of the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. The Department of Veterans Affairs will send payment for tuition and fees to the student and then it is the students responsibility to pay Maryville University.

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• Chapter 35 Survivors and Dependents’ Education Assistance(DEA
Offers education and training to Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. The Department of Veterans Affairs will send payment for tuition and fees to the student and then it is the students responsibility to pay Maryville University.

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• The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship(Fry Scholarship)
Available for children and spouses of service members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001.

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