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.
EPI Program No Longer Eligible Notice
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.