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After Registering for School, How Long Does It Take to Get Paid?


Q: My husband transferred his GI benefits to our daughters. They registered and turned in all paperwork to their school 5 weeks ago. How soon should they be getting their book stipend and housing allowance?

A: When you say all paperwork, did that include their Post 9/11 GI Bill Certificate of Eligibility for each of them that they received back after each sent in their VA Form 22-1990e? When their Certificate of Eligibility and the school’s Certificate of Enrollment match up at the VA, that is the trigger to start their book stipend and housing allowance pay coming. The first check may take 8 to 10 weeks to receive. After that, it should come around the first part of each month and will be pay for the previous month. The pay is always a month behind.

So this means your daughters should have enough funds available when they start school to carry them through the first 3 months of school – until their Post 9/11 GI Bill transferred benefits start arriving.

As you know, their book stipend will be paid at the rate of $41.67 per credit, up to $1,000 per year, and their GI Bill housing allowance will be based on the zip code of their school and paid at the pay grade of an E-5 with dependents.


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