This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Will My GI Bill Pay Me to Go to a Bike School for 8 Weeks in Colorado?


Q: I retired from Army 8/07. I was told that I can still use part of my GI Bill for schooling. Want to go to a bike school in Colorado for 8 weeks. Will this help w/the cost of school/classes?

A: If you retired in 2007, you do still have time to use your GI Bill. In fact, you may have two GI Bills you could use. If you signed up for the Montgomery GI Bill when you enlisted and paid in your $1,200 contribution fee, then you have 36 months of benefits that you can use. But know that you only have until 8/17 to use those benefits as after that time they will expire.

However due to your service after September 10, 2001, you also have the Post 9/11 GI Bill. If you did not sign up for the MGIB, then you have 36 months of benefits under this GI Bill that you can use before 2022 as this one has a 15-year shelf life instead of 10.

If you have both GI Bills, you could switch over your 36 MGIB months to the Post 9/11 GI Bill and use them or use up your 36 months of MGIB first, switch to the Post 9/11 GI Bill and get an additional 12 months of benefits.

If you only plan to go to bike school and not take any additional post-secondary education, then switch to the Post 9/11 GI Bill now by going to the eBenefits website and submitting VA Form 22-1990.

Under it, the VA would pay your tuition directly to your school, provided it is a VA-approved school and you would get a housing allowance and book stipend. With the MGIB, you would get $1,648 per month, but you have to pay your own education expenses.


Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2020 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at http://www.va.gov.

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.

Enter to Win $1,000 for College From Lending Tree. Deadline to Enter January 31, 2022.

X

Enter NOW! Niche's $2,000 Scholarship Giveaway, Deadline July 31, 2021

X