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Education and Training

Survivors' and Dependents' - (DEA/Chapter 35) Increased Educational Benefit



Educational Assistance Allowance for trainees under the Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35 of title 38, U.S.C.). The following basic monthly rates are effective October 1, 2013.

Institutional Training
Training Time

Monthly rate

Full time $1,003.00
¾ time $752.00
½ time $499.00
less than ½ time and more than ¼ time $499.00 **
¼ time or less $250.75 **

Correspondence - Entitlement charged at the rate of one month for each $1,003.00 paid.

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

Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training
Training Period Monthly rate
First six months of training $732.00
Second six months of training $549.00
Third six months of training $362.00
Remainder of training $183.00

Farm Cooperative Training
Training Time Monthly rate
Full time $807.00
¾ time $606.00
½ time $402.00

Special Restorative Training
Training Period Monthly rate
Full Time $1,003.00
Accelerated Charges - Cost of Tuition and Fees in Excess of... $310.00
Entitlement Reduced 1 day for Each $33.43
(1/30th of fulltime rate)
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