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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 a Request for Benefits (RFB) form (you must log in with your MEID and password). You’ll be receiving an email response if your RFB was accepted or rejected with reason(s).
  6. If you’re a new Veteran/Dependent and or new to Scottsdale Community College, you may need to supply copies of:
    • DD214 – member 4
    • DD2384 (NOBE) – chapter 1606 only
    • Letter of eligibility (when received)
    • Academic Plan (Degree check sheet reviewed with an advisor)
  7. Once all the required paperwork plus VA forms are submitted to Veteran Services, VA will be notified of your enrollment.

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).

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

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 vocational rehab previously.

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).

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.

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.

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

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