Financial Aid Information for Veterans
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Taylor College programs are approved by the Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs for training. Students who are eligible to receive educational assistance from the federal Department of Veteran’s Affairs may use their awards toward their education. The educational assistance includes various chapters covered by the following VA programs:
- The Post-9/11 GI Bill ® “GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.”
- Montgomery GI Bill ® – Active Duty (MGIB-AD)
- Montgomery GI Bill ® – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
- Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
- Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
- Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance Program (DEA)
- Students who plan to use VA Benefits at Taylor College must notify the Financial Aid Department. A Financial Aid Representative will assist the student in completing the appropriate documents required to receive benefits. The following documents will be voluntarily requested to begin the claim process.
VA Certificate of Eligibility
Students with questions about their education assistance and eligibility may visit the VA’s website for free education and vocational counseling services available to service members and veterans at https://www.va.gov/.
In accordance with Title 38 US Code § 3679 subsection (e), and effective August 1, 2019, Taylor College adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Veterans Readiness & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA. Within 90 days of the date when Taylor College certifies the student’s tuition and fees, following receipt of the student’s VA Certificate of Eligibility, Taylor College will not:
- Prevent the student’s enrollment;
- Assess a late penalty fee to the student;
- Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding;
- Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.
However, to qualify for this provision, students will be required to:
Provide the College with:
- A copy of his/her VA Certification of Eligibility (COE) – A “certificate of eligibility” can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) website; eBenefits;
- An approval letter for chapter 31 benefits, such as a VAF 28-1905 form.
Students with questions about their education assistance and eligibility may visit the VA’s website for free education and vocational counseling services available to service members and veterans. For more information on how to apply for VA benefits, please visit this website or contact the Financial Aid Office.
GI Bill® Comparison Tool link for all VA prospective and active students is available by visiting this website.