VA Education Benefits Information
The information on this webpage is for Baylor University students only.
A student must be admitted to the University and registered for courses in a degree-seeking program in order to be certified for veterans educational benefits.
Click on a link below to view the application process.
- Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty
For individuals who entered the military on or after July 1, 1985, had their basic military pay reduced by $100.00 per month for the first 12 months and have an honorable discharge.
- Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation
Provides training and rehabilitation for veterans with a service-connected disability with a rating of at least 20%.
- Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill
For individuals who served 90 aggregate days of active duty service on or after 09/11/01 and have an honorable discharge. Starting in 2009 active duty service members may be eligible to transfer their Post 9/11 GI Bill entitlement to dependents and/or spouses. Under the Post 9/11 GI Bill students may be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program.
- John Fry Scholarship - Public Law 111-32, the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill (chapter 33) to include the children of service members who die in the line of duty after Sept. 10, 2001.
- Chapter 35 – Survivors/Dependents Education Assistance
For dependents of a veteran who is 100% disabled or who has died from a service related injury or illness. A dependent may be a child under 26 or a surviving spouse.
- Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill for Selective Reserves
For persons who have enlisted, reenlisted or extended an enlistment in the Selective Reserve on or after July 1, 1985 and served for a period of not less than 6 years following the date of such action.
- Chapter 1607 – Reserve Educational Assistance Program
For the Reservist called to active duty to support contingency or other specific operations.
- Hinson-Hazelwood Act - Baylor University is not a public institution and therefore is not eligible for participation in this Texas program. For more information about the Hazelwood Act please visit http://www.tvc.texas.gov/Hazlewood-Act.aspx.