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Chapter 30 Applicant

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty

You may qualify for these benefits if you:

  • Entered active duty for the first time on or after July 1, 1985.
  • Participated in the pay reduction program (pay reduced by $100 per month for the first 12 months).
  • Served honorably for at least two years.
  • For more information, please visit: Who is eligible?
  • If you are also eligible for the Post 9/11 GI bill, it is strongly recommended that you discuss with your ESO the potential advantages of transferring to the Post 9/11 program.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR CHAPTER 30

Please submit completed forms or document copies to the OFAVA, according to your circumstances.

If you have never applied for benefits, submit:

  1. Application for VA Benefits (22-1990) online at the VA VONAPP website
  2. VA Certification Request once you have registered for classes.
  3. Verify your enrollment each month on the WAVE.

If you have had a one-year break in attendance at the College of Charleston, or if you used your benefit at another institution, submit:

  1. Change of Program or Place of Training (22-1995) to the OFAVA.
  2. VA Certification Request once you have registered for classes.
  3. Verify your enrollment each month on the WAVE.

If you received your benefit at the College of Charleston within the last year, submit:

  1. VA Certification Request once you have registered for classes.
  2. Verify your enrollment each month on the WAVE.