CHAPTER 32 VEAP (Post-Vietnam Era Veterans Educational Assistance Program)
VEAP is available for veterans who first entered active duty between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985, and elected to make contributions from their military pay to participate in this education benefit program. The contributions were matched on a $2 for $1 basis by the government. This benefit may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Remedial, deficiency and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances.
Apply for Benefits
To apply for educational assistance under chapter 32 you will need to fill out VA form 22-1990 and submit it to the VA Regional Office.
The Veterans On-Line Application (VONAPP) website is an official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that allows veterans and other designated individuals to apply for benefits using the internet.
Communicate With Your School Certifying Official
Good communication between you and your SCO helps ensure information is submitted
to the VA accurately and, therefore, that your benefits are paid correctly. To find out what information you should be providing to the school, select the appropriate link below.
You will receive monthly payments. How much educational assistance you’ll receive dependson the total contributions, your type of training, and your training time (number of credit hours).