Admissions and financial aid application procedures for veterans and other persons eligible to receive VA education benefits are the same as those for other students. To determine your eligibility and apply for GI Bill® benefits please visit the Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill® website. For further information concerning approved programs and the application process, eligible persons should contact the Veterans Certifying Official at Helms College.
FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION
The Post-9/11 GI Bill®.
Under this bill, up to 100 percent of veterans’ undergraduate tuition and fees would be paid directly to the school in which they enroll. Veterans who are 100 percent eligible will receive $17,500 per school year. These limitations also apply to transferee spouses of active duty service members. More information can be found by visiting the GI Bill® website.
- You served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months.
- You were honorably discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability, and you served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001.
- You are a dependent who is eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®, based on a veteran’s service under the eligibility criteria listed above.
For more information, please contact our Veterans Certifying Official at Helms College.
BAH: The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S.-based allowance prescribed by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. Check here for more information.
Financial Aid Options: Helms College offers access to a full range of federal, state, and institutional aid in the form of grants, loans, merit- and need-based scholarships for those who qualify. If you will need financial aid to help cover the cost of your education, you must apply for it.
Year-round entry dates: You can start a Helms College education whenever you’re ready to make your transition. The College offers four enrollment terms—winter, spring, summer, and fall—and day and evening classes with a total of 16 entry dates convenient to your timing as you prepare for a civilian career.
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 website.