Use the benefits chart below to find the type of benefit that's right for you.
Apply for your education benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) at eBenefits.va.gov
Provide your confirmation number and subsequent Certificate of Eligibility to Lauren Williams, Veterans Certifying Official, in the Office of Military and Veteran Services. If you have a Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE), provide that as well.
If you are receiving active duty or reserve benefits, you must verify your enrollment on the last calendar day of every month using the Web Automated Verification of Enrollment (WAVE).
Vocal Rehabilitation Benefits
To apply for vocational rehabilitation benefits, follow these steps:
Contact the local Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, who will assist you in completing your application:
Matthew Dragwa, MS, CRC
Vocational Rehab & Employment Division
1123 E. End Blvd., Suite 5
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Once your vocational rehabilitation benefits have been approved, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will send an authorization form to Marywood so that you may receive benefits.
Once you are enrolled, Marywood's Veterans Certifying Official will certify your enrollment.
For more information about vocational rehabilitation benefits, visit the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service webpage or call the VA toll free at 1-800-827-1000.
In most cases, benefits are paid directly to you in monthly installments. If your enrollment has been certified 30 days prior to the start of the term, you can expect to receive your first installment during the month following the first full month of school. For example, if you start school in the fall, your first installment should arrive in October