Active duty military, disabled veterans and families of fallen veterans have their own financial
aid programs paid for by the federal government. For more information, call or visit one of SJR State's
campus financial aid offices or log on to the Department of Veterans Affairs, GI Bill at www.gibill.va.gov.
We STRONGLY encourage all Veterans who will be attending SJR State to apply for Federal financial aid using the FAFSA. SJR State's federal school code for the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 001523. Veterans are encouraged to apply for financial aid by April 1st for the upcoming academic year.
Chapter 30 - New GI Bill
Members of the armed forces, who entered active duty for the first time after June 30, 1985, will receive financial aid under this program.
Chapter 31 - Disabled Veterans
Members having a service-connected disability that entitles them to veteran compensation through that provision can receive financial aid for college under this program.
Chapter 32 - Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
This program provides financial aid for members of the armed forces who initially entered service after Dec. 31, 1976.
Chapter 35 - Survivor and Dependents
Sons, daughters and spouses of veterans who died in service as a result of a service-connected disability or who became permanently and totally disabled while in the service are eligible for financial aid through this program.
Chapter 1606 - Selected Reserve Program
This program provides financial aid for members of the selected reserve who are certified by their unit commander and the VA.
To assist Veterans in receiving their benefits, we will need to receive either the Certificate of Eligibility (sent to the Veteran by the VA approximately 2 weeks after the application for benefits is completed) or a printed copy of the Application for VA Benefits along with a copy of the DD Form 214. Please be prepared to bring these documents with you to the Financial Aid / Veterans Office at the nearest SJR State campus.
For more information:
Orange Park (904) 276-6800,
Palatka (386) 312-4040
St. Augustine (904) 808-7400, Option: 2