The Post-9/11 Bill is an educational assistance program that provides eligible Coast Guard personnel with up to 36 months of benefits for education and training opportunities outside of the Army while they are on active duty. These benefits may be used for undergraduate and graduate degree programs, vocational and technical training, tutorial assistance, books, supplies and monthly housing. Generally, benefits are payable for 15 years following release from active duty and may be transferred to spouses or dependent children.
The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is an assistance program that provides eligible Coast Guard personnel with up to 36 months of benefits for education and training opportunities outside of the Coast Guard. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training and correspondence courses. Generally, benefits are payable for 10 years following release from active duty.
The Coast Guard Tuition Assistance assists eligible personnel-active duty, reserve and civilian employees-in their professional development by providing funding for off-duty voluntary education courses to broaden their academic or Coast Guard technical background.
Maximum amount paid for tuition assistance: 100% Tuition
Not to exceed:
$250 @ Semester Credit Hour, or
$166 @ Quarter Credit Hour, and
$4500 @ Fiscal Year