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Veterans Affairs

Welcome to the Veterans Affairs Webpage for the

University South Carolina Beaufort.


Veterans must apply to USCB and be accepted into a degree seeking program to receive benefits.

Apply to USCB by following this link-- Apply Online   Please check with Admissions at (843) 208-8029 for updates on your status.

Veterans must also apply to VA for their benefits -- Apply at GI Bill website Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

Veterans Education Benefit Programs

 Chapter 30:

G.I. Bill

This program provides educational benefits to individuals that served on active duty. To apply, complete VA Application 22-1990 online at:

  Chapter 31:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program

Vocational Rehabilitation for Service-Disabled Veterans. This program is for individuals who have a compensable service connected disability and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs determines that training and rehabilitation services are needed to overcome an employment handicap.  To apply, complete VA Application 28-1900 at:

Chapter 33:

New Post 9/11 G.I. Bill

This program is for individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill. The Post 9/11 G.I. Bill will become effective for training on or after August 1, 2009.  To apply, complete VA Application 22-1990 online at:

Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans

The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. The institution can contribute up to 50% of those expenses and VA will match the same amount as the institution. The University of South Carolina Beaufort has agreed to accept an unlimited number of applicants who are eligible for the Post 9/11 (Ch. 33) benefit at the 100% rate. No application required.

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Chapter 35:

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)


This program is for dependents (spouse or children) of individuals who die or are permanently disabled from service connected causes.  To apply, complete VA Application 22-5490 online at:

 Chapter 1606:

Montgomery G.I. Bill – Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)

This program is available to members of the Selected Reserve, including the National Guard. To apply, complete VA Application 22-1990 online at: The form DD2384 (NOBE) is required. 

 Chapter 1607:

Montgomery G.I. Bill – Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

A Department of Defense education benefit developed to provide benefits for Reservists called to active duty after September 11, 2011 in response to a war or national emergency, as determined by the President or Congress. A member of a reserve component must have served at least 90 consecutive days or more regardless of duty status.  To apply, complete VA Application 22-1990 online at:  The form DD2384 (NOBE) is required. 

 South Carolina Free Tuition for Children of Certain War Veterans, Police Officers, Firemen or Rescue Workers

Children of deceased or 100% disabled Veterans, who were killed or disabled during military service, can attend any SC State supported institutions up until their 26th birthday and pay no tuition.  Fees still apply. Applications are available in the Financial Aid/VA Office.

Children of deceased or 100% disabled police officers, firemen, or rescue workers, who were killed or disabled while on duty, can go to any SC State supported institution for a total of four years and pay no tuition. Fees still apply.  Contact our Cashier’s Office to apply at 843.208.8008.


University of South Carolina Beaufort's Veterans Affairs Forms

Veterans Certification Form 

Prior Credit Memo Form for Bachelor's Degree-Seeking Students

Prior Credit Memo Form for Associate's Degree-Seeking Students

Statement of Understanding 


Useful Links and Websites

GI Bill Website:

Applying for Benefits:

GI Bill Calculator – Calculate Your Benefits:
WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment):


SC Application for Free Tuition for Certain War Veterans' Children:

Vocational Rehab:

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents

Rebuild DD214:

Request Military Documents:

General Army Educational Information:

Alternative Army Educational Programs:

National Guard:

The Army's Transcript Service:

Manage your Pay Information, Leave & Earning Statements, W-2s and more.

The Fund for Veterans' Education:
Provides scholarships to veterans who served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001.

Payment Questions Chaps. 30, 35 & 1606, Muskogee, Oklahoma Regional Office:
   (888) 442-4551

Payment Questions Chap. 31, Columbia Regional Office:
   (800) 827-1000

South Carolina State Tuition Waiver Columbia:
   (803) 255-4317

Debt Management Due to Overpayment Chaps. 30, 35 & 1606:
   (800) 227-0648