CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

VA Benefit Programs

The VA has several different benefit programs for veterans and their dependents and you may qualify for more than one program, so choosing the correct benefit is very important. Visit the GI Bill® website for information on each of the benefits below, as well as other programs you may qualify for.

 

Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill® - Active Duty (MGIB-AD)

The Montgomery GI Bill® covers enlisted members of the U.S. Armed Services and can cover up to 36 months of education benefits, payable through a monthly stipend to the student. All Associate degree and certificate programs offered at CCA are approved under Chapter 30. Current pay rates are available on the GI Bill® website and more information is available here.

Chapter 33 - Post-9/11 GI Bill®

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® is effective beginning August 2009 and all Associate degree and certificate programs at CCA are approved under the GI Bill®. The benefit is eligible to servicemembers who served on active duty for at least 90 days after September 10, 2001.

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® expands upon previous GI Bills® by directly paying tuition and fees to schools, providing a books and supplies stipend, monthly housing allowance, and helps to pay for one-on-one tutorial assistance, among other benefits. For more information, visit the GI Bill® website.

Active duty servicemembers who are eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® may elect to transfer their eligibility to their dependent spouses and/or children. For more information, visit the GI Bill® website.

Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment was created to help veterans with service-connected disabilities find and keep employment. Visit the Vocational Rehabilitation website for more information. Eligibility is determined by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

Chapter 35 - Dependents' Education Assistance (DEA)

Dependents' Education Assistance is provided to spouses and children of veterans who have died or been totally and permanently disabled as a result of their service or who are declared missing in action, captured, forcibly detained, or interned in the line of duty. Dependents receive a monthly stipend, paid to the student. All Associate degree and certificate programs offered at CCA are approved under Chapter 35. Current pay rates are available on the GI Bill® website and more information is available here.

Chapter 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill® - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

The Montgomery GI Bill® - Selected Reserve covers members of the Reserves for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as the Army National Guard and Air National Guard. Eligible members can receive up to 36 months of education benefits, payable through a monthly stipend to the student. All Associate degree and certificate programs offered at CCA are approved under Chapter 1606. Current pay rates are available on the GI Bill® website and more information is available here.

Chapter 1607 - Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP)

Reserve Educational Assistance is a Department of Defense education program for members of Reserve duty who are called to active duty in response to a war or national emergency. All Associate degree and certificate programs offered at CCA are approved under Chapter 1607. Current pay rates are available on the GI Bill® website and more information is available 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 www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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