The Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Chapter 35) provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or eligible dependents of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. This program typically offers up to 45 months of educational benefits.
First Time Applicants
To apply for Montgomery GI Bill® benefits students must submit:
- Online Veterans Educational Benefits Request Form
- Letter of Eligibility
If it is your first time using your benefits at TVCC, but you have used them at another institution you will need to submit VA Form 22-5495 also.
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 https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.