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Federal Veterans Education Benefits through the Department of Veterans Administration (click on each Chapter for specific eligibility criteria and benefit information):

To calculate your VA benefits while attending and to research approved programs, visit the VA GI Bill Comparison Tool website at http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/

Chapter 33 military housing allowance is calculated on the Zip Code of the university (75503) at E-5 with Dependents. To obtain the current rate, use the BAH Calculator at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm. Chapter 33 students who are enrolled less than full-time or only in distance courses will receive a prorated amount.  Additionally, it is important to note that Chapter 33 students must be enrolled in greater than half time to receive the housing allowance.  

NEW STUDENT VETERANS AND DEPENDENTS - Use the 1st Semester Checklist to navigate the process!

For those receiving certain VA benefits or whose VA benefits are exhausted, you may qualify for State of Texas military benefits. Please click the State link in the left menu for more information.

Federal and state financial aid benefits and scholarships may also be available to those who qualify. For more information, visit http://www.tamut.edu/Admissions/Enrollment-Services/Financial-Aid/Types-Of-Aid/Index.html or email finaid@TAMUT.edu.

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