Montgomery GI Bill® (Ch. 30) (Ch. 1606)

The Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB) is available to those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are two main programs.

Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (Chapter 30)

For active duty members who enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation.

Montgomery GI Bill® Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)

For Reservists with a six-year obligation in the Selected Reserve who are actively drilling.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at