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Student's interest in Veterans Benefits or the GI Bill should check their elibility with the VA Regional Office:
To apply or check on your application: VANAPP Veterans Online Application: http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov
POST 9/11 BENEFIT: Beginning August 1, 2009 veterans who served on or after Sept. 11, 2001 who had an honorable discharge are eligible for at least three kinds of education benefits:
An additional law also allows for an active member serving for six years and agrees to serve another four to transfer a portion of their education benefits to a spouse/or child (until the age of 26).
Example VA Student Aid package:
STEPS TO COMPLETE
STEP 1: Begin your application with the VA and indicate Otis as your choice for school
STEP 2: Contact the Otis VA liason is Art De La Fuente in the Records and Registration Office for inquiry or to let us know that you will be applying for VA benefits. Contact him at 310-665-6952 or email@example.com.
STEP 3: If applying for Yellow Ribbon send the Yellow Ribbon Request for Participation form (pdf) to the Otis Financial Aid office along with the necessary documentation. It is highly recommended that students with VA benefits still fill out their FAFSA to maximize all aid. Please note that a current month e-benefit print out from the www.ebenefits.va.gov is needed.