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Military Benefits

Getting Started: 3 Initial Steps

In addition to filling out the application, provide your transcripts and test scores as needed, and your Joint Services Transcript (JST) for credits you might have earned while in the service.
Request and get your GI Bill® Benefits by applying at va.gov/education/how-to-apply
Contact Trinity’s VA Certifying Official, at [email protected] or 847.317.8080
If you have specific financial needs or have questions about costs or financial aid, please call us at 800.435.8805. We would love to help you make the best, most informed decision possible. For more information and financial planning assistance, contact the TIU Financial Aid Office at [email protected].

Military Benefit FAQ

Can I get credit for my military experience or military courses?
To determine which credits transfer, have your official Joint Services Transcript (JST) sent directly to Trinity.
Can I use military benefits as a non-degree seeking student?
You must be a degree-seeking student to receive military benefits at TIU.
What Chapters are Certified through Trinity?
Chapter 33- Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Most Common), Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill® (Active Duty), Chapter 35 – Survivors and Dependents Assistance, Chapter 1606 – Selected Reserves, Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship), Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits, Tuition Assistance Benefits
How do I know what military benefits I’m eligible for?
Certificate of Eligibility letters are issued to students directly from the VA. Your can learn more about it here.
Military Tuition Assistance program applications can be found here:
Contact
VA Certifying Official at Trinity International University: [email protected] or call 847.317.8080
Department of Veteran’s Affairs: 888.442.4551, call between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Central Time M-F
Overseas Number: 001.918.781.5678

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