GI Bill FAQ

Chapter 33 The Post-9/11 GI Bill

The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

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Chapter 30 Montgomery Bill

The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) is available for those who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. MGIB encompasses both the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (Chapter 30) and The Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606). Under Chapter 30, Active Duty members enroll and pay $100 per month for 12 months; and are then entitled to receive a monthly education benefit once they have completed a minimum service obligation. Under Chapter 1606, a reservist must be actively drilling and have a 6-year obligation in the Selected Reserve to be eligible.

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Chapter 31 VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program

Who is Eligible for VR&E VetSuccess Services? Active Duty Service Members are eligible if they:

  • Expect to receive an honorable discharge upon separation from active duty
  • Obtain a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA
  • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess services

Veterans are eligible if they:

  • Have received, or will receive, a discharge that is other than dishonorable
  • Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the

Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

  • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess services

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ETF

In 1991, the State Legislature established the ETF program to address the growing need to upgrade the job skills of Hawaii’s workforce. The ETF program was created as part of a national movement that swept the country in the nineteen-eighties. Our nation’s leaders, particularly at state and local levels, were concerned about the United State’s ability to compete in the international economic arena. Investing in human capital to improve productivity and the nation’s quality of goods and services became a top priority.

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ALU Like Inc.

ALU LIKE, Inc. is a nonprofit organization for Native Hawaiians. We have assisted Native Hawaiians in their efforts to achieve social and economic self-sufficiency for over 30 years. Incorporated in 1975 as a private, non-profit service organization, ALU LIKE, Inc. remains committed to the vision and mission of our founders.

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One Stop Centers

The One-Stop Centers are dedicated to providing free services to job seekers and employers, including job search assistance, personal career planning services, training opportunities, HireNet Hawaii support and a library resource center.

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MYCAA

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program is an employment assistance program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.
(Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program)

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Office of Hawaiian Affairs

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