All-Volunteer Force Education Assistance Program

Application Instructions

 

Eligibility:

1. You have never used your GI Bill Benefits before.
2. Enlisted or entered Active Duty for the first time on or
after July 1, 1985.  You must possess an Honorable Discharge.

 

Prior to completing the necessary forms for Chapter 30 benefits, you may want to determine your eligibility by calling 1-888-GIBill-1 (1-888-442-4551).  This number is also a great source of additional assistance in reference to benefit amounts and processing times.  For additional inquiries, you may want to view the following website: www.gibill.va.gov.

Next, you may complete the following forms with Florida Atlantic University:

1. Complete the VA Certification Request  Form.
2. Apply online or Complete Form 22-1990 – Application For Education Benefits.
3. Provide a copy of the DD214 - Member 4 (Honorable
  Discharge). 
4. Complete the Chapter 30 - Entitlement Form.
5.  Prior Education and Training Verification Form

 

Monthly Certification:

Certification of Attendance MUST be verified monthly to receive payments.  Verification can be done one of two ways:

1. Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE):
www.gibill.va.gov/wave/
2. Automated Telephone System (IVR):  1.877.823.2378
(follow the prompts)

 

Important:  Incomplete paperwork will cause a delay in processing times as well as receiving your benefits.  Please submit forms to the following location:

 

Jason Morgenthal, Financial Aid & Veterans Specialist

Veterans' Affairs Office

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991

 

 

 

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