Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP)
educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered
to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the
president or Congress.
Type of Assistance
eligible for education benefits or increased benefits to pursue college degrees
and other training. Get the REAP
Available Benefits and
who were activated for at least 90 days after Sept. 11, 2001, may be eligible
for benefits. View current
$600 Buy-Up Program. Some Servicemembers may contribute up to an
additional $600 to the GI Bill to receive increased monthly benefits. For an
additional $600 contribution, you may receive up to $5,400 in additional GI
Bill benefits. The additional contribution must be made while on active duty.
monthly rates and contact your personnel or payroll office.
How to Apply
Complete VA Form 22-1990 (Application for Education Benefits) online at the Department
of Veterans Affairs. You will receive a confirmation number and an
email from the VA upon successful submission of your online application. Please
provide a copy of
the confirmation page to the Veteran Certifying Official in the Financial Aid Office.
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