Martin C. Evans

VA promise of swift GI Bill student payments put to the test

In GI Bill, Uncategorized on January 18, 2010 at 12:25 pm

The VA told Congress that tuition claims under the new GI bill will be paid by Feb. 1, as long as the claim was filed by Jan. 15.

So the clock is running.

The VA has had nothing but trouble with processing post-9/11 GI Bill claims thus far, according to this Associated Press article. The giant agency fell so far behind last semester that many Iraq and Afghan veterans who enrolled in college had to borrow for rent and school supplies, move in with parents, or drop out altogether.

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