Concordia University Wisconsin proudly accepts all of the following:

Chapter 30 - Montgomery GI Bill®

The Montgomery GI Bill® - Active Duty Educational Assistance Program, also known as MGIB-AD or Chapter 30, provides education benefits to Veterans and Service members who have at least two years of active duty. These benefits are, typically, paid to students on a monthly basis.

Chapter 31 - Veteran Readiness and Employment

Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31) provides assistance to veterans who have a service-connected disability of at least 10 percent and are in need of vocational rehabilitation. Eligible veterans may be allowed up to 48 months of full-time benefits.

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 GI Bill®

Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 Veterans Benefits) Depending on the student's situation, chapter 33 benefits can include payment of tuition and fees, a monthly housing allowance, a stipend for books and supplies, college fund (―kicker) payments, a rural benefit payment, and a Yellow Ribbon Program benefit.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018 (Chapter 31/33)

Allowing Veterans to attend or participate in courses pending VA payment

Background: Section 103 of Public Law (PL) 115-407, ‘Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018,’ amends Title 38 US Code 3679 by adding a new subsection (e) that requires disapproval of courses of education, beginning August 1, 2019, at any educational institution that does not have a policy in place that will allow an individual to attend or participate in a course of education, pending VA payment, providing the individual submits a certificate of eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33.

Pending payment compliance: In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679(e), Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Readiness & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from VA. Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor will not:

  • Prevent the student’s enrollment;
  • Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
  • Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;
  • Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.

However, to qualify for this provision, such students may be required to:

  • Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) by the first day of class;
  • Provide a written request to be certified;
  • Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Chapter 35 - Survivors/Dependents Education Assistance Transfer of

If you’re a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits or job training through a GI Bill program.

9/11 GI Bill® to Dependents (TEB)

The Post-9/11 GI Bill allows Service members to transfer unused education benefits to immediate family members. Qualifying immediate family members are spouses and children. The Service member must have at least six years of service and commit to an additional four years in order to transfer benefits.

Chapter 1606 - Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill® Tuition Assistance

The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR, Chapter 1606) is an education program. It provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of the Selected Reserve. This includes the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Reserves.

Wisconsin Veterans Education Grant (VetEd)

The Veterans Education (VetEd) grant program provides a reimbursement grant based on a credit-bank system that is based on length of active-duty military service to eligible veterans who have not yet been awarded a bachelor’s degree for the reimbursement of tuition and fees following successful course completion at an eligible UW, technical college, or approved private institution of higher learning.

Wisconsin Veteran’s Grant for Private Non-Profit Schools

The Grant includes a $2,000 maximum grant per semester or session for the qualifying veteran, spouse, or dependent. To apply students must complete an application form on the Higher Educational Aids Board Website.

National Guard Tuition Grant & Reserve Tuition Assistance Program (NGTG)

For eligible Soldiers, FTA funds up to $250 per semester hour for up to 16 semester hours each fiscal year—all towards tuition to advance your education.

Wisconsin National Guard Tuition Grant

The Tuition Grant Program helps to pay for courses completed under both full and part-time study. Wisconsin National Guard Service members are eligible for a maximum of 8 semesters of full-time study. A minimum GPA of 2.0 in each term must be achieved to receive a National Guard Tuition Grant. The program pays a grant to Soldiers of up to 100% of the actual tuition charged by a qualifying school or the maximum resident undergraduate tuition charged by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, whichever is less.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA)

The My Career Advancement Account, or MyCAA, is a scholarship program sponsored by the Department of Defense. MyCAA provides education benefits for military spouses. Receive up to $4,000 of financial assistance to help pursue career training opportunities.

GI Bill® STEM Extension

The Forever GI Bill STEM Extension was created to encourage veterans to pursue fields that often require more resources than the 36 months of benefits the Post-9/11 GI Bill allocates. This extension will pay eligible students up to nine additional months of benefits or a maximum lump sum of $30,000.