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Benefit Eligibility

Checklist for attending Scottsdale Community College:
  1. Apply for admissions to Scottsdale Community College through SCC Admissions and Records Office (A&R).
  2. Please request all prior transcripts from previous colleges to be sent to SCC A&R.
  3. Take appropriate placement tests to determine Math, English, and Reading proficiency.
  4. Meet with an academic advisor, and register for classes.
  5. Fill out and submit a Pay Request form, application for benefits (for appropriate chapter), and your receipt/class schedule to the Veterans Office. Extensions for payment of tuition and book loans are available on request.  Please supply copies of :
    1. DD214 – member 4
    2. DD2384 (NOBE) – chapter 1606 only
    3. Letter of eligibility (when received)
    4. Academic Plan (Degree check sheet reviewed with an advisor)
  6. Once all the required paperwork plus VA forms are submitted to Veteran Services, VA will be notified of your enrollment.


*** Pay Request Forms are required to be filled out for every semester ***

Chapter Description:
Chapter 30: Montgomery GI Bill

The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is available for those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. Under Chapter 30, Active Duty members 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. Complete VA form 22-1990 (Application for education Benefits).

Chapter 31: Vocational Rehabilitation

Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), and have not applied for voc rehab previously.

Chapter 33: Post 9/11 GI-Bill

Introduced on August 1, 2009, the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill is for veterans who served active duty time on or after 9/11/01. It covers tuition and book expenses, as well as a monthly living stipend based on BAH rates for an E-5 with dependents. Eligibility is based on time served and may only be eligible for a percentage of the full benefit. Complete VA form 22-1990 Application for education Benefits.

Chapter 33 TEB: Transfer of Post-9/11 GI-Bill Benefits to Dependents

An eligible service member may transfer up to the total months of unused Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, or the entire 36 months if the member has used none (unless DOD/DHS limits the number of months an individual may transfer).

Chapter 35: Survivors & Dependents Assistance

The children and/or spouse of a veteran who died or is permanently and totally disabled as the result of a service-connected disability. The disability must arise out of active service in the Armed Forces. Complete VA Form 22-5490 Application for Education Benefits.

Chapter 1606: Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve

Created for reserve and guardsman to receive assistance while continuing their commitment. Complete VA form 22-1990 Application for education Benefits

Chapter 1607 (REAP): Reserve Educational Assistance

Provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty. Complete VA form 22-1990 Application for education Benefits.

***Students receiving benefits under Chapters 30, 1606 and 1607 are required to verify enrollment every month by either calling 1 (877) 823-2378 or going to the WAVE system***