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Many veterans of the armed services are eligible to receive financial assistance through the Veterans Administration.  Veteran students must complete an application for benefits to determine eligibility. 

In addition, veteran students must activate veteran educational benefits by contacting the campus veteran certifying official, Diana Hill, at 724-334-6047 or duh3@psu.edu.


Types of Benefits
(Please click on Chapter for more information) 

Chapter 30 - Montgomery G.I. Bill
This program is for a veteran who enlisted on or after July 1, 1985, and contributed to the educational fund while on active duty.

Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation
This program is for a veteran with at least a twenty percent disability rating due to a service connected  injury. 

Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 G.I. Bill
This program is for a veteran with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001.

Chapter 35 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance
This program provides education assistance for for qualifying spouses and children of veterans that either died while on active duty or have a 100 percent disability rating of due to a service connected injury.

Chapter 1606- Reservist and National Guard G.I. Bill
This program is for members of the selected reserve or National Guard who signed at least a six-year contract after July 1, 1985, and who have served at least 180 days of active duty.

For more information please visit the Office of Veterans Programs. 

 

Penn State New Kensington
Office of Enrollment Management
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Some evening hours by appointment only
724-334-LION
888-968-PAWS
nkadmissions@psu.edu
nk-finaid@psu.edu