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VA Benefits

Veterans attending Owens Community College may be eligible to receive benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs when pursuing most associate degree programs.

To determine your eligibility, go to

To complete your online application with the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, go to

Benefits are available under the following programs:

Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty)
For veterans who served under active duty and contributed to the GI Bill fund

Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation
For veterans with a service-connected disability

Chapter 33 – Post-9/11 GI Bill
Provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001

Chapter 35 – Survivor & Dependent Educational Assistance
For children and spouses of veterans whose death or disability is service-connected

Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill (Selected Reserved/Ohio National Guard)
For members of Selected Reserve or Ready Reserve

Chapter 1607 – Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP)
For veteran reserves who were called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency for at least 90 days after Sept. 11, 2001.

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