Updated Post 9/11 GI Bill Information
Effective August 1, 2012, the Post 9/11 GI Bill will pay qualified veterans up to $18,077.50 to attend DIT (please see the table below for detailed information on eligibility).
Veterans will also receive $1,545.00 per month (if 100% eligible) for housing allowance (note: please visit the Basic Housing Allowance website here for up-to-date, current rates). The monthly housing allowance is also prorated based on the veterans’ eligibility based on the table below.
|Individuals serving an aggregate period
of active duty after 9/10/01
|% of Maximum Benefit Payable|
|At least 36 months||100%|
|At least 30 continuous days and discharged due to service-connected disability||100%|
|At least 30 months < 36 months||90%|
|At least 24 months < 30 months||80%|
|At least 18 months < 24 months||70%|
|At least 12 months < 18 months||60%|
|At least 6 months < 12 months||50%|
|At least 90 days < 6 months||40%|
In order to receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA, Veterans must apply online here.
Once you receive this certificate, please mail or fax to:
1341 N. Northlake Way, Suite 150,
PO Box 31449
Seattle, Washington 98103-0667
For complete access to the Post 9/11 GI Bill pamphlet, please click here.
Note: If you attended any other institution prior to DIT, you must complete a 22-1995-ARE (Request for Changes of Program or Place of Training). Log on to www.ebenefits.va.gov.