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Benefits and Eligibility

BCI takes the confusion out of understanding military education benefits. With career programs approved by both the Department of Veterans Affairs, and The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MyCAA), Blackstone offers assistance in receiving the benefits for which you are eligible. In other words, our goal is for you to get the education you deserve by using the benefits you have earned.

Blackstone Career Institute’s career courses are approved for the following Department of Veterans Affairs programs. Get started using your GI Bill® benefits here!

Blackstone Career Institute’s career programs, certificate courses, and continuing education courses are approved for MyCAA Scholarships. Get started using your MyCAA benefits here!

For more information about BCI’s military-approved programs, call us at 800-826-9228 or email info@blackstone.edu.

VA Educational Benefits

BCI is classified as correspondence training under VA regulations. For detailed information about your eligibility, please visit http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Program (Chapter 33)
Veteran, Spouse and dependent children

• 100% eligible – veteran served at least 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school – up to full tuition for Blackstone career courses (correspondence)
• Not eligible for housing allowance from VA GI Bill®

Active Duty and Spouse of Active Duty Member

• 100% eligible – member has served at least 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school- up to full tuition for Blackstone career courses (correspondence)
• Not eligible for housing allowance from VA GI Bill®

Veteran, spouse and children

• Less than 100% eligible – veteran served less than 36 months of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001
• Tuition paid to school – up to full tuition for Blackstone career courses (correspondence)

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) Program (Chapter 35)

• Spouses of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition, or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition
• Tuition paid directly to the student for BCI career courses (correspondence – spouses only)

Montgomery GI Bill® Active Duty (MGIB/AD) Program (Chapter 30)

• Active Duty and Veterans who served on active duty for at least two years
• 55% of tuition fees paid directly to student for Blackstone career courses (correspondence)

Montgomery GI Selected Reserve (MGIB/SR) Program (Chapter 1606)

• Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard
• 55% of tuition fees paid directly to student for Blackstone career courses (correspondence)

Vocational Rehabilitation Education Benefits (VR&E) Program (Chapter 31)

• Veterans with a disability rating
• Counseling, training, education and job placement assistance
• Tuition paid to Blackstone

Click here to get started using your GI Bill® benefits with Blackstone!

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The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MyCAA), helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, and certifications necessary for gainful employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields.

Who is Eligible for MyCAA Financial Assistance?

Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who can start and complete their coursework while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders, including spouses married to members of the National Guard and reserve component in these same pay grades. For detailed information regarding your eligibility, please visit https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/Default.aspx

Click here to get started using your MyCAA benefits with Blackstone!

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