On Sept 30, 2020, H. R. 8337 was signed into law extending the timeline for the special COVID rules for students pursuing resident courses that were converted online because of COVID 19. Post 9/11 GI Bill students who pursue resident courses converted to online delivery solely due to COVID 19 will continue to receive the MHA rate for resident training through December 21, 2021.
Students and school certifying officials may visit the Dept of Veterans Affairs’ FAQ webpage https://benefits.va.gov/gibill/covid19faqs.asp to ... Continue Reading
Over the past five years, Hazlewood education benefits use increased by more than 10%. In 2019, it was used by 42,835 individuals, compared to with 38,822 in 2015.
The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption after G.I. Bill benefits have been exhausted. This includes most fee charges at public institutions of higher education in Texas. It does not include ... Continue Reading
Statement on Brightwood College, Virginia College, and Golf Academy Closures
AUSTIN – The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) has been informed that Education Corporation of America is closing, or has already closed, several educational/training institutions in Texas: Brightwood College, Virginia College, and Golf Academy.
TVC is contacting these institutions to identify student veterans and other eligible persons impacted by these closures and will work with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to ensure current students are contacted with information regarding benefit payments and ... Continue Reading