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Veterans, Military and Dependents Education Benefits
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VA education benefits are authorized to veterans and qualified dependents under specific chapters of Title 38, U.S. Code. Benefits can be received from only one VA educational chapter at a time, even if there is eligibility under multiple chapters.

 

The following information will be required to process your VA educational benefits through the NSU Veterans Affairs Office:

 

All forms should be submitted to:

Registrar's Office

VA Certifying Official

 

Dacotah Hall 103

1200 S. Jay St.

Aberdeen, S.D. 57401

 

Phone: 605-626-2545

Fax: 605-626-2587

E-mail: vaoffice@northern.edu

 


Order Military Documents

DD 214

JST - Joint Service Transcripts

CCAF military transcript

Coast Guard military transcript

 

Veterans' Checklist

 

Education Benefits for Dependents

Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA/Chapter 35)

State/Territory Benefits - South Dakota

Transfer of Entitlement (TOE) of Post 9/11 GI Bill Ch. 33  (For spouse and children)

MyCAA Program (Spouse of active duty)

Army Spouse Education Assistance 

Coast Guard Education Assistance

Air Force Aid Society Arnold Grant (For spouse and children)

Fry Scholarship (Children of those killed in action after 9/11)


Education Benefits for Veterans & Military

Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB-AD/Chapter 30)

Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR/Chapter 1606)

VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Chapter 31)

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP/Chapter 1607)

State/Territory Benefits - South Dakota

Military Federal Tuition Assistance General Information 

Military Federal Tuition Assistance – How to Apply:

    • Air Force     
    • Army            
    • Navy/Marines 
    • Coast Guard                     


Scholarships for Veterans, Military & Dependents

eBenefits (Search for "scholarships")

Federal Student Aid/military scholarships

AmVets

Student Veterans of America


APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 1606

- Army/Air National Guard/Reserve

• New applicants need to complete VA Form 22-1990

• If a transfer student, must complete VA Form 22-1995

• Submit copy of DD-214

• Submit copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility)

• Provide copy of Kicker Contract if eligible

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet

• Order your official military transcript


APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 1607 (REAP)

- Army/Air National Guard/Reserve who were activated at least 90 days after Sept. 11, 2001

• New applicants need to complete VA Form 22-1990

• If a transfer student, must complete VA Form 22-1995

• Submit copy of DD-214

• Submit copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility)

• Provide copy of Kicker Contract if eligible

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet

• Order your official military transcript


APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 30

- Active Duty

• New applicants need to complete VA Form 22-1990

• If a transfer student, must complete VA Form 22-1995

• Submit a copy of DD-214

• Provide copy of Kicker Contract if eligible

• Submit copy of Certificate of Eligibility

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet

• Order your official military transcript

 

APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 31

- Vocational Rehabilitation

• Contact the Regional Office in Sioux Falls: 605-333-6845

• Provide NSU with 28-1905

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet

• Order your official military transcript


APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 33 – POST-9/11 GI BILL

- Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days

• New applicants need to complete VA Form 22-1990

• If a transfer student, must complete VA Form 22-1995

• Submit copy of DD-214

• Submit copy of NOBE (Notice of Basic Eligibility) if needed

• Provide copy of Kicker Contract if eligible 

• Submit copy of Certificate of Eligibility

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet

• Order your official military transcript

• If not a South Dakota resident, complete the Application for Resident Status


APPLICANTS UNDER CHAPTER 35

-Survivors/dependents of U.S. military veteran

• New applicants need to complete VA Form 22-5490

• If a transfer student, must complete VA Form 22-5495

• Submit copy of Certificate of Eligibility

• Complete the NSU Veteran Information Sheet