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
The National Guard Service Cancelable
Provides full coverage of tuition, not to exceed $3,643.00 per school year, or $1,821.00 dollars per semester. Soldiers with a baccalaureate degree are not eligible for this program.
Eligibility: Must be a legal Georgia resident and be a member in good standing of the Georgia National Guard. Loan is repaid through continued membership and continued good standing in the Guard.
Tuition Assistance (Georgia Air National Guard):
Up to 100 percent tuition is paid, not to exceed $2,790.00 per school year, $1,395.00 per semester or $116.25 per semester hour. The rate per quarter hour will not exceed $77.40.
Eligibility: Georgia Air National Guard servicemember.
Georgia Department of Veterans Service
Floyd Veterans' Memorial Building, Suite E-970
Atlanta, GA 30334-4800
Phone: (404) 656-2306
Fax: (404) 657-6276