Veterans, active duty service members, and their dependents may be eligible for various educational benefits to help finance their education. Chowan University’s Veteran Service personnel are here to you with any questions you may have.
|Contact Person||Phone Number||Associated Items||Office Location|
||252-398-6280||Academic Certifications||1st Floor Columns Building|
||252-398-6281||Academic Certifications||1st Floor Columns Building|
|Ruth Casper||252-398-6269||Financial & Tuition Certifications||1st Floor Columns Building|
Should you be unable to reach one of us listed above, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 5:00pm.
Types of Benefits
|Chapter||Chapter Name||Duty Funds Requirement||Funds Payable To*||Benefit Timeframe|
||Montgomery GI Bill||Active Duty Since 7/1/1985||Student||36 months|
||Post 9/11 GI Bill||Aggregate Active Duty Since 9/11/2001||School||36 months|
|35||Survivors and Dependents (DEA)||N/A||Student||45 months|
|1606||Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve||Six year commitment after 6/30/1985||Student||36 months within 10 years|
|1607||Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)||Consecutive Active Duty Since 9/11/2001||Student||36 months within 10 years|
*If funds are made payable to the student, please remember to
make your school payment arrangement monthly.*
Note: DoD announced that they will no longer authorize Tuition Assistance for classes for which a member is also receiving benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve program (chapter 1606 of title 10, United States Code), Reserve Educational Assistance Program (chapter 1607 of title 10, United States Code), or any other GI Bill program other than the Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty program (chapter 30 of title 38, United States Code) or the Post-9/11 GI Bill program (chapter 33 of title 38, United States Code).
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching an innovative new GI Bill® Comparison Tool designed to make it easier for Veterans to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. The GI Bill®Comparison Tool is designed to enable student Veterans and their families to compare education options and make informed choices that will help them reach their educational goals and find a good job.
Veteran Benefits Checklist
In order for Chowan University to assist you with applying for, and receiving your Veteran’s Benefits, you must complete the following steps.
REMEMBER the VA Processing Center can take up to 9-12 weeks to process your benefits. Start the process early.
While your benefits are being processed, you need to remember to do the following:
How to Transfer Your Benefits
Annual Declaration of Benefits
You must submit an Annual Declaration of Benefits after completing course registration so that we the Veterans Benefits Certifying Official can submit your anticipated enrollment and request your benefits.