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

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Oregon Veterans Tuition Assistance:
Rate of $50.00 per month for full-time undergraduate studies; or other studies at $35.00 per month.
Eligibility: Active Duty in the U.S. Armed Forces for not less than 90 days and received a campaign or expeditionary medal, or ribbon awarded by the U.S. Armed Forces and separation from military service under honorable conditions. Educational aid is not available for courses receiving Federal GI Bill or Vocational Rehabilitation benefits.

Contact: Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

Oregon Veterans Loan Repayment:
Will repay student loans up to $10,000.
Eligibility: Army Reserves and National Guard Member.

Oregon State Approving Agency for Education, Oregon Department of Education
255 Capitol Street, N.E.
Salem, OR 97310-0203
Phone: 503-947-5727

Oregon State Approving Agency for Apprenticeship/OJT, Bureau of Labor & Industries

800 Northeast Oregon Street, Suite 1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 971-673-0771
Fax: 971-673-0768