How to Apply for the G.I. Bill Education Benefits

If you have joined the military and you will want to continue a normal life once you get out, then you will need to finish some school and get a proper education that will ensure you a good working position. Everyone has the dream of being successful in life and the key to success is education because without it you cannot find any real or legal job that will provide you enough money to live comfortably. One of the great things about being in the military other than serving and protecting your country is that you get a wide range of benefits when you get out.

Of course, you have to be eligible for some of these benefits and you can read about that in our other article about that topic. In this article, we will be talking about how you can apply for the G.I. Bill education benefits after you are out of the military. We provide a step by step guide that you can easily follow to apply for these benefits without any effort. Therefore, if you want to learn how to apply for these benefits make sure to read this article carefully and not miss anything.

Education Benefits

Pick Out a School or Training Program

The first step that you have to go through is very simple, you will need to select a training program or some school that you would want to go to. There is only one important thing that you need to know about this and that is your choices are in fact limited. That’s right, you cannot pick out any school or training program that you wish, you can only choose out of the ones that are supported by the Veterans Administration.

It would be very nice to choose any school that you want, but unfortunately, the thing doesn’t work that easy. Of course, we don’t want to scare you with this, all we are doing is informing you about what are your options and where you need to go. In order to see the official list of the schools and training programs, you will need to visit the official website of the Veterans Administration and find the list of eligible schools. When you find the list, you can pick out any of the schools that are provided to you.

Complete the Form

In order to apply for these education benefits, you will have to fill out and send out the official form to the website of the Veterans Administration processing office. The form that you have to fill out is called the 22-1990 and you can find easily if you use that code. To fill out that form you won’t need any special knowledge because it will be just some simple questions about yourself.

After you complete the form and you send it to the right place, you won’t be needing to send any additional information to the Veterans Administration. After some time, you should receive a letter where they will outline all the benefits that you are eligible for.