Dependents Education Resistance is the Chapter 35 Education benefit from the VA. Eligibility is determined by the VA Regional Office holding the Veterans file.
Those potentially eligible are the spouse and children of Veterans who died:
- While on Active Duty
- While permanently and totally disabled from a service connected disability
- While a MIA, POW, or hostage
To check eligibility:
Can I transfer my education benefit to a dependent?
Yes and no. If you are no longer in the Military, no. If you are currently still serving yes if your dependent qualifies and is in DEERS.
Go to the GI Bill website for your one stop shop for all your education needs.
Some of the resources include:
- Finding a school
- Applying on line
- Verifying attendance
- Montgomery GI Bill and other program help