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

With a Four-year Contract and SLRP, How Much Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits Will I Get?


Q: I have the student loan repayment program and it will finish paying after my third year of service. I have a four-year contract and want to know how much of the GI Bill I will be eligible for if I do not reenlist.

A: It won’t be much. As a matter-of-fact, you will be at the 60% tier, if you have a full 12-months of service after your three-year Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) obligation is paid off. However, if you have less than a full year, then you will only get 50%.

Why so little with four years of service? Because you can’t start accruing Post 9/11 GI Bill eligibility time until your three-year SLRP obligation is paid off. By law, you can’t use the same time period for both programs.

So, if you choose to use your Post 9/11 GI Bill, then you would have 36 months of entitlements at 50%, meaning half of your tuition and fees would be paid for if you attend a public school. If you choose to attend a private one, then the VA would pay up to $8,500 per year (50% of $17,000). Regardless of which school type you choose, you would also get 50% of both the book stipend and housing allowance.

Hopefully, you already had your four-year degree before you came into the military and you won’t need to use your GI Bill.


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.For more information on how to choose a school, visit. For more information on ArmyStudyGuide.com, visit our FAQ page or follow the About Us link found below. 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.