Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

Veterans or Dependents of Veterans

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 service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.  This benefit provides up to 36 months of education benefits. Generally benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. More information.

The Post-9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to dependents.

The Post 9/11 GI Bill will pay eligible individuals (prorated by eligibility level):

  • $22,805 for tuition and fees per academic year, paid directly to Mount Holyoke.
  • A monthly housing allowance and up to $1,000 in books and supplies stipend, both paid directly to the student.