You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.
State Education Benefits
Alabama National Guard Educational Benefit:
Tuition reimbursement of $500 per semester or quarter. No more than $1,000 annually.
Eligibility: Army National Guard servicemember.
Alabama National Guard State Education Priority Reimbursement:
For bachelor's and lesser degrees, $400,000 has been allocated to provide educational assistance to soldiers by priority. Those National Guard servicemembers will receive a maximum of $55.00 per credit hour up to $1,250 per fiscal year.
Eligibility: National Guard servicemember in Priority 1 category in pay grade E-1 through E-6 with less than 6 years service. Priority 2 is all other National Guard servicemembers.
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