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Education Benefits

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There are numerous education benefits that the Department of Veterans Affairs offers eligible students. The top benefit that students use at UNC is the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. This benefit often allows students to receive their degree from UNC with little to no debt. UNC is also a proud supporter of the Yellow Ribbon program.

Post 9/11

The Post 9/11 GI Bill® may cover 100%  tuition for up to 36 months as well as provide a housing stipend. This benefit may be transferred to a eligible dependents.

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The Montgomery GI Bill® may provide a flat monthly payment of up to 36 months of education benefits to eligible veterans.

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MGIB- Reserves

The MGIB-Selective Reserves is for reservists and guard members that may provide up to 36 months of education benefits.

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Yellow Ribbon

The Yellow Ribbon Program was designed to assist  students who attend a university or college out-of-state.

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Survivors/Dependents Educational Assistance (Ch 35) is an education benefit for eligible spouses and children of service members whom have given their life for their country or who are severely disabled due to their service.

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Veteran Readiness & Employment

Veteran Readiness & Employment (formerly Vocational Rehabilitation) is a program developed by the VA to help eligible disabled veterans receive their education and enjoy long lasting careers.

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Tuition Assistance

The Department of Defense offers educational assistance programs to eligible service members. Contact your base or command Education Liason for more information, or check the website from UNC's Registar:

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