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Financial Aid

Honored to Serve Those Who Have Served

Bevill State offers the following Federal Veterans Educational Assistance Programs and resources.

Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

For individuals who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Post - 9/11 GI Bill benefits are payable for training pursued on or after August 1, 2009.

Montgomery G.I. Bill/Active (Chapter 30)

Certain veterans with an honorable discharge and servicepersons may qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill. The Veteran must have served on active duty and meet additional conditions as determined by the VA.

Montgomery G.I. Bill/Selected Reserve
(Chapter 1606)

Members of the Selected Reserve who enlist, re-enlist, or extend an enlistment in Selected Reserve so that the reservist has an obligation to serve for a period of not less than six years following the date of such action may qualify for Chapter 1606.

Montgomery G.I. Bill/Reserve
(Chapter 1607 -REAP)

REAP is a new educational program that provides up to 36 months of educational benefits to members of the Selected Reserves. Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), and National Guard, who are called or ordered to active service in response to a war or national emergency, as declared by the President or Congress. Eligibility will be determined by the Department of Defense (DOD) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as appropriate. Generally, a Member of the Ready Reserve and was called or ordered to active duty for at least 90 days on or after 9/11/2001.

Post-Vietnam Veterans' (Chapter 32- VEAP)

Veterans under this program (service beginning on or after January 1, 1977, through June 30, 1985) or Active duty and a participant in the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans VEAP program on or before 1996.

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35)

Spouse or child of a deceased or totally and permanently disabled veteran.

Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

This program was created to assist service-disabled veterans of 20% or greater. Eligibility is determined on a case by case basis.


Websites that offer information on Veteran Educational Assistance are listed below:

FAFSA on the Web
GI Bill Educational Benefits
SOC Consortium Bill of Rights
Vet Employment and Training Service
Alabama Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Veteran Affairs

Certifying Officials

Keri Rogers
Fayette/Pickens Co. Campus
205-932-3221    ext. 5102

Jill Preuninger
Hamilton Campus
205-921-3177    ext. 5385

Ronica Raines
Jasper Campus
205-387-0511    ext. 5725

Autumn Adams
Sumiton Campus
205-648-3271    ext. 5426

Veteran Assistance