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By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of postsecondary education benefits.

House Passes New GI Bill Benefits

July 25, 2017 11:23 AM
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of
American Flags designated for a Veterans Day ceremony at Brown University were torn and trashed by university students. While a group tried to protect remaining flags, others continued what they believe was a justified protest against the recent presidential election.

Brown U Students Trash Veterans Day Flag Display

November 15, 2016
by Susan Dutca-Lovell
American Flags designated for a Veterans Day ceremony at Brown University were torn and trashed by university students. While a group tried to protect remaining flags, others continued what they
Most of the student veterans who had been affected by numerous backlogs and delayed payments of their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits have finally received those funds, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs office. The payments came at a critical time, as not only the students but colleges began to worry whether their military populations would be able to afford tuition at the schools this spring semester.

Student Veterans Finally Receiving GI Bill Benefits

March 5, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
Most of the student veterans who had been affected by numerous backlogs and delayed payments of their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits have finally received those funds, according to the U.S. Department of
As January gets underway, college students across the country are waiting eagerly for that spring financial aid disbursement.  While a variety of students will encounter processing delays and unexpected errors this spring, one group may be particularly likely to see problems: student veterans.

GI Bill Backlog Continues into Spring

January 8, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
As January gets underway, college students across the country are waiting eagerly for that spring financial aid disbursement. While a variety of students will encounter processing delays and
Student veterans still waiting on their financial aid this fall have finally gotten a bit of relief from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The VA announced Friday that due to delays in processing requests for veterans' education benefits under the new post-9/11 GI Bill, they will be issuing emergency checks of up to $3,000 available to students whose benefits are still pending. These advances will be available through regional VA offices starting October 2, and students will need to bring a photo ID, a class schedule, and a certificate of eligibility to receive them.  The emergency funds will come out of future benefits checks due to the students.

Student Veterans May Finally Receive Fall Financial Aid

September 29, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Student veterans still waiting on their financial aid this fall have finally gotten a bit of relief from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The VA announced Friday that due to delays in processing
The new Post-9/11 GI Bill went into effect on August 1, bringing expanded educational benefits for students who have served in the military since 2001. These benefits are supposed to be available to students for the fall semester, but a mounting backlog of applications has the Department of Veterans Affairs saying recipients should expect processing delays of up to 8 weeks.

Veterans Face Financial Aid Delays

September 4, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
The new Post-9/11 GI Bill went into effect on August 1, bringing expanded educational benefits for students who have served in the military since 2001. These benefits are supposed to be available to
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