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Apply for VA Educational Benefits

Ch.33 Post 9/11

  • Those eligible to receive transfered Ch.33 Post 9/11 GI Bill, may apply for their educational benefits by completing transfer of benefits 2-step process. It must first be transferred with the DOD and then with the VA. Please follow all necessary instructions for the application in order to avoid any delay of the processing. For more information, visit: Transfer Post-9/11
  • The online application can be submitted via VONAPP and selecting Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits Form 22-1990e. 
  • Although it is highly encourage to apply online, paper applications are available by downloading the fillable VA Form 22-1990e and must be mailed in, directly to:
    Dept. of Veteran Affairs
    Muskogee Regional Office
    P.O. Box 8888
    Muskogee, OK
    74402-8888

Ch. 35 DEAP
  • Those eligible to receive Ch. 35 Dependents’ Educational Assistance, may apply initially for their educational benefits by completing the online application via VONAPP and selecting Dependents Educational Assistance Form 22-5490.  Please follow all necessary instructions for the application in order to avoid any delay of the processing.
     
  • Although it is highly encouraged to apply online, paper applications are available by downloading the fillable VA Form 22-5490 and must be mailed in, directly to:
    Dept. of Veteran Affairs
    Muskogee Regional Office
    P.O. Box 8888
    Muskogee, OK
    74402-8888

       
  • To apply for financial aid and receive information, contact CSUSM Financial Aid office
     
Cal Vet Fee Waiver

Those eligible to receive California Dependent Fee Waiver, may apply by completing the application and submitting all required paperwork to the local County Veterans Service Office. For more information about the college fee tuition waiver and to download an application, go to the County Veterans Service Office CACVSO website.