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Chapter 30 : Montgomery GI Bill®


The Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (Chapter 30) provides up to 36 months of educational benefits to service members with at least two years of active duty. This benefit is typically payable for 10 years following a service member’s release from active duty.

Montgomery GI Bill ®


First Time Applicants

To apply for Montgomery GI Bill® benefits students must submit:




Chapter 1606/1607 Applicants:

Students applying for MGIB® benefits under Chapters 1606/1607 must submit:



Returning Students (Continuing Students)

Students who are returning or continuing their schooling will just need to submit the TVCC request for certification; this must be done every semester after registering for classes.

TVCC Request for Certification



Due to security risk and valuing your privacy, TVCC Veterans Office will no longer accept forms via email. Please upload your form(s) to our secure inbox using the button below; you will need your Cardinal ID & Password combination to log in for form submission.  You may also fax the form(s) to (903) 675-6345 or mail them to TVCC, ATTN: Veterans, 100 Cardinal Dr. Athens, TX 75751.


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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about educational benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at