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Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

If you’re a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be able to get up to 36 months of education and training benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program. Find out if you qualify.

Can I get education benefits under this program?

You can get education benefits if:

  • You have a 6-year service obligation (you agreed to serve 6 years) in the Selected Reserve or
  • You’re an officer in the Selected Reserve and you agreed to serve 6 years in addition to your initial service obligation

And you:

  • Finish your initial active duty for training (IADT), and
  • Get a high school diploma or something of equal value, like a High School Equivalency Diploma or GED, before finishing IADT, and
  • Stay in good standing while serving in an active Selected Reserve unit.

What benefits can I get?

We’ll give you up to $368 per month in compensation (payments) for these types of training:

See current payment rates.


How do I get these benefits?

You’ll need to apply. Apply for benefits.

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