Educational Entitlement Application
It is each veteran's responsibility to complete a Veteran Request for Enrollment Certification Form each semester and return it to the VA Certifying Official. The form must be filled out before Purdue can certify your enrollment to receive your monthly benefits. Click on the link to view and print the VA Request Form.
For more information regarding GI Bill Benefits, visit the following Web site:
New, Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Begin August 1, 2009
Ch 33 Post 9/11 - The 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 September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a Post-9/11 GI Bill. Apply for benefits (VA 22-1990) by visiting http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-22-1990-ARE.pdf or www.gibill.va.gov using VONAPP. For more information please visit www.gibill.va.gov.
Yellow Ribbon Program - We encourage you to contact our Certifying Officials firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding this opportunity to advance your educational benefits at Purdue University. The Yellow Ribbon program is used in conjunction with the Post 9/11 GI Bill at the 100% eligibility rating.
- Applicants must provide proof of application for the Post 9/11 GI Bill to be considered for the Yellow Ribbon remission of fees and must demonstrate proof of eligibility by providing their Certificate of Eligibility from the VA before any remission will be provided.
- Eligible for Ch 33 Post 9/11 GI BIll education benefits at the 100% level.
- Be admitted as a degree seeking student with tuition and fee charges above the VA's maximum in-state undergraduate rate as posted at www.gibill.va.gov.
- Maintain good academic standing.
- Students can be enrolled full or part-time.
- Students must remain continuously enrolled each fall and spring semester to maintain their remission of fees.
- Exceptions will be made for those called to Active Military Duty.
Application For Veterans Educational Entitlement
- Active duty persons who contributed to the Montgomery GI Bill should have the member 4 copy of the DD Form 214 for submission with the Application for Educational Entitlement (VA Form 22-1990). http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/22-1990.pdf or VONAPP.
- Applicants for the Reserve Guard Montgomery GI Bill should submit a DD Form 2384, Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE), Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program, with the Application for Educational Entitlement (VA Form 22-1990). http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/22-1990.pdf or VONAPP.
- Applicants for the REAP (Reserve Educational Assistance Program) should submit a DD Form 2384 – Notice of Basic Eligibility and VA Form 22-1990 for first time applicants. If you are presently qualified under Ch. 1606 (Reserve Guard Montgomery GI Bill), and wish to transfer to Ch. 1607, you can complete the VA Form 22-1995.
- What is "Reserve Educational Assistance Program" (REAP)? For more information go to the following Web site: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/reap.html or VONAPP.
- REAP is a new Department of Defense education benefit program designed to provide educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency (contingency operation) as declared by the President or Congress. This new program makes certain individuals who were activated after September 11, 2001, either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits.
- Applicants for the Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits must have a VA Disability Rating of 20 percent or higher and should complete the Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation, obtained through the Office of the Registrar VA representative. A counselor at the VA regional office in Indianapolis will contact you regarding your eligibility. The VA will make payments directly to Purdue University for tuition and fees.
- If your parent is a 100 percent disabled veteran or deceased due to a service-related injury, you may be eligible for both Indiana and Federal benefits. Visit the DVetivision of Financial Aid Web site http://www.purdue.edu/DFA/ to file an application for fee remission. Visit the Office of the Registrar to submit the Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance for the Indiana benefits. http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/22-5490.pdf or VONAPP.
If your parent is a disabled veteran with less than a 100 percent disability and you wish to claim benefits as the Child of a Disabled Veteran (CDV), visit the Division of Financial Aid Web site http://www.purdue.edu/DFA/ to file an application for fee remission.