Montana State University

Disability, Re-Entry and Veteran Services

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173960
Bozeman, MT 59717-3960

Veteran Support Center
185 Strand Union Building
Tel: (406) 994-3661
TTY: (406) 994-6701
Fax: (406) 994-3943

Director

Brenda York
(406) 994-2824
byork@montana.edu

Veteran Coordinator

Mike Koosman
(406) 994-2199
mkoosman@montana.edu

Supplemental DVA Education Benefits

Programs:

Tutorial Assistance for Chapter 1606, 1607, 30 and 35 Recipients

Tutorial assistance may be paid to eligible persons attending school under Chapters 1606, 1607, 30 and 35. This allowance is supplemental to the claimant's monthly educational assistance check and is paid without any entitlement charge for those under Chapter 35. However, for those under Chapters 1606, 1607 and 30, entitlement will be charged for the amount of tutorial assistance in excess of $600. The tutorial assistance many not exceed $100 per calendar month up to a maximum of $1,200.

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be enrolled half-time (6 credits) or more in an approved program of study and certified by MSU-Bozeman for educational benefits.
  • The applicant must have a deficiency in a course in which currently enrolled. Assistance may not be approved to improve a satisfactory (C or better) grade.
  • Tutorial assistance may be authorized only for tutoring given during the term. It may not be authorized for breaks between terms.

To Apply: See a veteran representative in MSU's Office of Veteran Services for details.

Tutorial Assistance for Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation) Recipients

Tutorial assistance may be paid to eligible persons attending school under Chapter 31. This allowance is supplemental to the claimant's monthly educational assistance check and is paid without any entitlement charge.

Eligibility:

  • The applicant for tutorial assistance must be currently enrolled in an approved program of study and certified by the institution for Chapter 31 benefits.
  • The applicant must have a deficiency in a course in which he or she is currently enrolled. Assistance may not be approved to improve a satisfactory (C or better) grade.
  • The applicant must have written authorization from his/her case manager.
  • Tutorial assistance may be authorized only for tutoring given during the term. It may not be authorized for breaks between terms.

To Apply: See a veteran representative in MSU's Office of Veteran Services for details.

DVA Student Work-Study Allowance Program

Recipients of Vocational Rehabilitation, Montgomery GI Bill (Chapters 30, 1606 and 1607), and Survivors and Dependents benefits are eligible for Veteran Work-Study. The rate equals the Federal minimum wage or the state minimum wage, whichever is greater. Recipients should inquire about sign-up at the MSU Office of Veteran Services.

See more information about DVA Work Study.