Moravian's Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is at the ready to help you navigate your military education benefits. The most commonly used programs are outlined below.
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 for Veterans Affairs.
For individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days on or after September 11, 2001. Veterans, active-duty service members, and their spouses and dependents may be eligible for these benefits. Additional assistance is available for eligible veterans through Moravian College's participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Chapter 30: Active Duty Educational Assistance Program
Generally for individuals who entered active duty after June 30, 1985, and served continuously for three years or for individuals serving two years on active duty followed by four years of Selected Reserve.
Chapter 30, Section 3020: Transfer of Entitlement Program
If you are the spouse or child of a person who qualified for Chapter 30 and your parent/spouse transferred entitlement to you.
Chapter 1606: Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program
For members of the Reserve elements of the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and the Air National Guard. Eligibility for this program is determined by the Department of Defense of Department of Homeland Security as appropriate.
Program ended in November 2015. See note below
For Reservists called to active duty to support contingency operations.
Note: If you’re a member of the Reserves who lost education benefits when the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) ended in November 2015, you may qualify to receive restored benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Educational assistance is available to spouses and children of veterans who died or are permanently disabled as the result of a service-related disability.
Chapter 32: Veterans Education Assistance Program
For individuals who entered active duty service between January 1, 1977, and June 30, 1985, have served a continuous period of 181 days or more, and have contributed to the educational program.
Chapter 31: Disabled Veterans Assistance
Vocational Rehabilitation for service-connected disability of 10% or greater. Eligibility is determined on an individual basis through the Department of Veteran Affairs.
MyCAA: Non-VA Sponsored Benefit
The Department of Defense provides up to $6,000 in financial assistance to the spouses of active duty and activated Guard and Reserve Service members worldwide.