Chapter 33: The Post-9/11 GI BillĀ®

Checklist for Texas A&M International University

1.) Apply and be accepted to the University.

2.) Complete the VA Application on Va.gov.

3.) Request your military transcript:

4.) If previously enrolled in any other institution, request institution's transcript.

5.) Submit required documents for VA benefit Certification on Document Submission Portal.

Submission to certify your attendance at Texas A&M International University

New students

Previous Applicants

Benefit Information

The Post-9/11 GI Bill®  provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® .


This benefit provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally, benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. The Post-9/11 GI Bill®  also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill®  to dependents.


  • Tuition & fees payment to the school
  • A monthly housing allowance (MHA)
  • An annual books & supplies stipend
  • A one-time rural benefit payment

To see the current payment rates for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®  click here. 

Additional Information

Generally, the Post 9/11 GI Bill®  provides benefits for up to 36 months. Veterans are limited to a total of 48 months of combined VA education benefits. Veterans who transfer Montgomery GI Bill®  benefits to the Post 9/11 program are limited to the amount of months remaining from their Montgomery GI Bill®  benefit.

Individuals are generally eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®  benefits for 15 years after the veteran's last day of active duty, following at least 90 continuous days of active duty.

Related Information

For additional information, please visit the following website:

Chapter 33 Pamphlet

‘‘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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."