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Education and Training

Survivors' and Dependent's - (DEA/Chapter35) Increased Educational Benefit

Institutional Training
Training Time
Monthly rate
Full time $1,265.00
¾ time $1,000.00
½ time $734.00
less than ½ time and more than ¼ time $734.00 *
¼ time or less $316.25 *

* Tuition and Fees ONLY. Payment cannot exceed the listed amount.

- 55 percent of the established charge for the number of lessons completed by the eligible spouse or surviving spouse and serviced by the school -- Allowance paid quarterly.

Cooperative training (other than farm cooperative) (Full time only)- $1,265.00 (Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $1,265.00 paid).


Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training**
Training PeriodMonthly rate
First six months of training $804.00
Second six months of training $604.00
Third six months of training $397.00
Remainder of training $202.00


Farm Cooperative Training**
Training TimeMonthly rate
Full time $885.00
¾ time $666.00
½ time $442.00

Special Restorative Training
Training PeriodMonthly rate
Full Time $1,265.00
Accelerated Charges - Cost of Tuition and Fees in Excess of... $333.00
Entitlement Reduced 1 day for Each $42.17
(1/30th of fulltime rate)
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