ABOUT REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP
FOR VETERANS

Registered Apprenticeship allows veterans to receive GI Bill benefits and earn while they learn.

UTILIZE YOUR
MONTGOMERY GI BILL

Traditional Guard Members training under the Montgomery GI Bill—Select Reserves, Chapter 1606 for Apprenticeship can receive $237.75 per month in the first 6 months of the program, $174.35 per month for the secondary 6 months of the program and $110.95 per month for the remainder of their program over a 7½ year period. 

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CAP HAITIEN, Haiti (Feb. 17, 2010) Construction Electrician 1st Class Phillip Brown, assigned to Naval Special Warfare Logistical Support Unit (NSW LSU) 2, based in Norfolk, Va., prepares an electrical box for wiring during an improvement project at a local orphanage in Cap-Haitien. Several U.S. and international military and non-governmental agencies are conducting humanitarian and disaster relief operations as part of Operation Unified Response after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused severe damage in and around Port-au-Prince, Haiti Jan. 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communications Specialist Robert J. Fluegel/Released)
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ELIGIBILITY

Veterans eligible for Chapter 30 or 34 Montgomery GI Bill programs can receive significantly higher amounts of educational assistance for apprenticeship programs.

To determine if you are eligible for Chapter 30, 34 or 1606 please visit: www.gibill.va.gov.

To receive the GI Bill benefits, a veteran must first be hired by an employer into a Registered Apprenticeship program that has been evaluated, approved and registered by the Kansas Apprenticeship Council.

NOTICE:

The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay GI Bill benefits one (1) year retroactive for veterans who were enrolled in a Registered Apprenticeship program but were not aware they could have applied for educational assistance. Veterans falling into this category could receive up to $2,121.60

READY TO SIGN UP?

 STEP

01

Obtain your Notice of Basic Eligibility Form.

 STEP

02

Submit the form to your registered employer or potential registered employer.

 STEP

03

Contact the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs (KCVA), or have your registered employer complete this step.

KVCA REPRESENTATIVE

A representative from KCVA will contact you and your employer in order to initiate the appropriate VA paperwork to initiate your GI Bill benefit payments.

Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office
Jayhawk Tower
700 SW Jackson, Suite 1004
Topeka, KS 66603
Email: kcva@ks.gov 
Phone: (785) 296-3976

READY TO SIGN UP?

 STEP

01

Obtain your Notice of Basic Eligibility Form.

 STEP

02

Submit the form to your registered employer or potential registered employer.

 STEP

03

Contact the Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs (KCVA), or have your registered employer complete this step.

KVCA REPRESENTATIVE

A representative from KCVA will contact you and your employer in order to initiate the appropriate VA paperwork to initiate your GI Bill benefit payments.

Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office
Jayhawk Tower
700 SW Jackson, Suite 1004
Topeka, KS 66603
Email: kcva@ks.gov 
Phone: (785) 296-3976