Pays up to 100% of tuition (depending on months of qualifying active duty), plus fees and a housing
stipend (unless you are part-time or already receive BAH). The payments go to both the school and the
Service Member. This benefit can be combined with state funding sources. Below is a pro-rated breakdown
of the benefit by month:
3 mo. of qualifying service = 50%, 6 mo. = 60%, 18 mo. = 70%, 24 mo. = 80%, 30 mo. = 90%, 36 mo. = 100%
Some of the qualifying missions include: 12301(h) missions like Sinai and certain 502(f) missions including Southwest Border and COVID-19.
This benefit can also be used for: certificate programs, co-op training, technical and vocational courses, flight training, apprenticeship/OJT, high-tech training.
License or certification tests, entrance exams and correspondence courses.
The Service Member can transfer benefit to dependents (TEB) via DMDC milConnect. The Soldier must meet eligibility requirements to complete a TEB.
TEB can now be transferred to personnel that are Wards and Fosters. In order for a Ward/Foster Child to be eligible for TEB,
they must have resided with the Service Member under a court order for at least 12 consecutive months.