The recently passed Florida GI Bill expands educational opportunities for veterans in Florida by allowing out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition and fees. This and other aspects of the bill make Florida and SPC a great choice for veterans. Read more.
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) stipend for Chapter 33 students requires that you meet certain academic enrollment requirements. Please contact your Veterans Services Specialist to make sure you meet these requirements and are eligible for all your benefits.
Rate of Pursuit and the Housing Allowance:
U.S. In-Residence: The applicable Basic Allowance for Housing rate will be multiplied by the rate of pursuit rounded to the nearest multiple of 10. See your home campus Veterans Services Specialist for assistance in calculating.
Effective Oct. 1, 2011: Individuals only enrolled in distance learning courses will be eligible for a monthly housing allowance equal to 50% of the national average of all Basic Allowances for Housing. Rates will be multiplied by the rate of pursuit rounded to the nearest multiple of 10.
Apply for Florida's Purple Heart tuition waiver.
Effective fall 2013, online, independent study and distance learning courses that meet the following requirements are considered in resident training:Number of credits multiplied by the number of weeks in the term equals the number of hours of class sessions (based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour).
Example: If a student is enrolled in a 3-credit class over a 16-week term, the class must be scheduled for a total of 48 hours of class sessions.
SPC is here to assist veterans, eligible dependents, active duty servicepersons and members of the Selected Reserve. Our Veterans Services Specialists will help ease your transition in starting, continuing or resuming your education. We offer assistance with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits to more 1,700 current student veterans.
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