Veterans Services: Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)
The Montgomery GI Bill, Select Reserve program (Chapter 1606 or MGIB-SR) is available to members of the Selected Reserve which includes the following: Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. This benefit from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides eligible students with a housing allowance while they are enrolled in an accredited program. Many students using this benefit are also eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA). Students must have approval from their command to receive TA. Talk with your educational officer about receiving TA.
Students should apply for benefits at least three months before they plan to start school. Students who have confirmed enrollment at WWU should contact the Veterans Services Office as soon as they receive a Letter of Eligibility form the VA.
Follow the links below to learn more about eligibility, application, and payment: