Montgomery GI Bill®—Active Duty Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 30)

Eligible Servicemembers may receive up to 36 months of education benefits. The monthly benefit paid is based on the type of training, length of service, category, any college fund eligibility, and if they contributed to the $600 buy-up program.

Certain veterans with an honorable discharge and servicepersons may qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill ®. Veterans under this program must provide the following items:


  • Completed Application for Educational Benefits Form 22- 1990), available on VA’s Web site at For transfer students, a completed Request for Change of Place of Training (Form 22-1995). Applicants may also apply on VA’s Web site at If application or transfer is submitted online, proof of application must be presented to the Wallace Community College VA Office.
  • Official grade transcripts from any colleges previously attended (submitted to the Admissions and Records Office)
  • Certain Chapter 30 Veterans and their dependents are eligible for tuition at the in-state rate, regardless of their state of residence. Refer to the tuition and fee section of this catalog for qualifying information.

Benefits are generally payable for 10 years following release from honorable active service.

Active duty or servicepersons complete VA Form 22-1990 only.

Refer to VA’s website at for more detailed information.