Chapter 30 Active Duty

The Montgomery GI Bill® - Active Duty Educational Assistance Program, also known as MGIB-AD or Chapter 30, provides education benefits to Veterans and Service members who have at least two years of active duty.

These benefits are, typically, paid to students on a monthly basis. Students receive their VA education benefit payments on or after the first of the month following the month payment is due.

For more detailed information about Chapter 30 benefits, please visit:

It is very important for students receiving Chapter 30 benefits to verify their enrollment on a monthly basis. You may verify your enrollment in 3 ways:

  • Call 1-877-823-2378
  • Sending a statement verifying attendance on the GI Bill® Website at
  • Utilizing W.A.V.E.

The Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) - The Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program offers up to 36 months of education and training benefits. If you're a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be eligible for this benefit. Find out if you qualify here.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at