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New Veteran Students Applying for Veterans Benefits at CCBC

Veterans if you are applying for VA EDUCATION BENEFITS for the first time, please note the following guidelines:

I. Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI Bill- Active Duty Educational Assistance Program)

  1. Complete VA Form 22-1990, Application for Educational Benefits. You may obtain a new VA student packet from the CCBC VA office or form can be downloaded from the VA website. The application can be completed on line with the VA (keep a copy for your records and send with required documents).
  2. Copy of your DD-214 member copy 4 must be submitted. Submit a copy of the Kicker Contract documentation.
  3. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA ED Benefits Certification form.
  4. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  5. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office. Attn: VA Certifying Official

II. Chapter 1606 (Montgomery GI Bill- Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program)

  1. Complete VA Form 22-1990, Application for Educational Benefits. You may obtain a new VA student packet from the CCBC VA office or form can be downloaded from the VA website. The application can be completed on line with the VA (keep a copy for your records and with required documents).
  2. Obtain copy of Form DD-2384 (Notice of Basic Eligibility- NOBE), obtain form from your unit. Submit a copy of the Kicker Contract documentation.
  3. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA ED Benefits Certification form.
  4. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  5. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office Attn: VA Certifying Official.

III. Chapter 1607 (Reserve Educational Assistance Program -REAP)

  1. Complete VA Form 22-1990, Application for Educational Benefits. You may obtain a new VA student packet from the CCBC VA office or form can be downloaded from the VA website, http://www.gibill.va.gov. The application can be completed on line with the VA (keep a copy for your records and send required documents).
  2. Obtain copy of Form DD-2384 (Notice of Basic Eligibility-NOBE) obtain from your unit. Submit a copy of the Kicker Contract documentation.
  3. Submit copies of all active duty documents in response to a war or national emergency, such as; military orders or DD-214.
  4. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA Educational Benefits Certification form.
  5. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  6. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office Attn: VA Certifying Official.

IV. Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation Educational Assistance Program)

  1. The Dept. of Veteran Affairs Rehabilitation Counselor must provide you with form 22-1905, Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Re-entrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status. CCBC must have a copy from DVA on file.
  2. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA Educational Benefits Certification form.
  3. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  4. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office Attn: VA Certifying Official.
  5. IMPORTANT NOTE: Student is required to advise VA Certifying Official or Financial Aid Specialist of Class registration and request a special VA HOLD to protect registration status.

V. Chapter 35 (Application for Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Form)

  1. Complete VA Form 22-5490, Application for Educational Benefits. You may obtain a new VA student packet from the CCBC VA office or form can be downloaded from the VA website, The application can be completed on line with the VA (keep a copy for your records and send required documents).
  2. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA Educational Benefits Certification form.
  3. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  4. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office Attn: VA Certifying Official.
VI. Chapter 33 (The Post 9/11 Veterans EducationalAssistanceAct- Effective Date 8/1/2009)
  1. Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website http://www.gibill.va.gov for complete eligibility and entitlement information, or call the GI BILL Hotline at 1-888-442-4551.
  2. Review the Department of Veterans Affairs website for information VA Education Benefit Programs Comparison Chart to ensure you are electing the benefits best suited for you. NOTE: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is an irrevocable election.
  3. Complete the application for Educational Benefits after you have reviewed eligibility and entitlement information. You may obtain a new VA student packet from the CCBC VA office or complete the VA On Line application, as linked on the VA website (keep a copy for your records and send required documents).
  4. Copy of VA Application required or VA CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILTY include all CCBC VA forms to VA Certifying Official, with DD-214, or Military orders, and Kicker Contract documentation.
  5. Complete the CCBC Veterans Request for VA Educational Benefits Certification form.
  6. Once registered for classes, submit a copy of the Schedule / Bill and copies of all Academic Advising paperwork.
  7. All Waivers and Tuition Assistance Contacts must be applied to the Schedule Bill before VA ED Benefits are certified with the VA.
  8. Forward all paperwork to your CCBC VA Office Attn: VA Certifying Official.
  9. IMPORTANT NOTE: Student is required to advise VA Certifying Official or Financial Aid Specialist of Class registration and request a special VA HOLD to protect registration status.

For all Post 9/11 GI Bill / Transfer of Entitlement information and inquiries, refer to the VA website http://www.gibill.va.gov. or call 1-888-442-4551.

 
 
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