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VA Benefit Programs

All questions regarding VA benefits can be answered by calling 1-888-442-4551 or by going online to Isothermal is only the certifying institution after benefits have been established through the Department of Veteran Affairs

Isothermal Community College is approved for training of veterans, national guard/reservists, and dependents of deceased or disabled veterans under the following programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs:


Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) 

The Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) helps you pay for school or job training. If you’ve served on active duty after September 10, 2001, you may qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). Find out if you can get this education benefit. 

Learn more about Chapter 33

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD)

The Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD) can help you pay for education and training programs. If you’ve served at least 2 years on active duty, find out if you qualify for the MGIB-AD program.

Learn more about MGIB-AD

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

The Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) program offers up to 36 months of education and training benefits. If you’re a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard Reserve, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, you may be eligible for this benefit. Find out if you qualify.

Learn more about MGIB-SR

VA Education Benefits for Survivors and Dependents

If you are a dependent spouse or child—or the surviving spouse or child—of a Veteran, you may qualify for Chapter 35 benefits or job training through a GI Bill program.

Learn more about Chapter 35

Vocational Readiness & Employment (Chapter 31)

If you have a service-connected disability that limits your ability to work or prevents you from working, Veteran Readiness and Employment (formerly called Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment) can help. This program—also known as Chapter 31 or VR&E—helps you explore employment options and address education or training needs.

Learn more about VR&E

NC Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

This is a North Carolina scholarship program created to show its appreciation for the services and sacrifices of its war veterans. The scholarship program applies to North Carolina schools. The scholarship is for eight academic semesters and the recipient has eight years to utilize the eight academic semesters.

Learn more about NC Scholarship

Contact for information

Kaylee Hampton
Financial Aid Counselor/ VA Coordinator