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Benefits Information

Specific questions regarding your eligibility or for additional information on your specific chapter eligibility or amount of benefits should be referred to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).

  • Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI BillĀ®)

    If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after September 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged Veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this VA-administered program.

    Benefits Include:

    • Percentage of Tuition Coverage. Tuition and Fee amount is paid directly to UNC. 
    • BAH (Housing Allowance). Paid directly to the student. 
    • Book Stipend. Paid directly to the student. 
    • Yellow Ribbon option (for non-residents who qualify)
    • Transfer of Entitlement

    Additonal Information

  • Chapter 35 (Survivor and Dependents Assistance) 

    This is for dependents of service members who have been rated at 100% totally and permanently disabled by the VA, died in service or from service related causes, or been taken as a POW.

    Benefits Include:

    • Funds paid directly to the student

    Additonal Information

  • Chapter 30 (Montgomery GI BillĀ®)

    This is available to those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. Active duty members who enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.

    Benefits Include:

    • Up to 36 months of funds while enrolled as a student
    • Funds are paid directly to the student

    Addition Information

  • Chapter 31 (Veteran Readiness and Employment-VR&E)

    Chapter 31 applies to veterans discharged with a service related disability.  The service member must apply and be accepted into the Vocational Rehabilitation program.

    Benefits Include:

    • Tuition and fees covered by VA
    • Funds are paid directly to the student
    • Book Stipend
    • Living Stipend

    Addition Information

  • Chapter 1606 (Montgomery GI Selected Reserve)

    Chapter 1606 applies to Reserve or National Guard members attached to and drilling with a unit.

    Benefits Include:

    • Funds are paid directly to the student

    Additional Information

  • Active Duty/Tuition Assistance
    Refer to your duty station's Education office for information on the process.