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Benefit Type: Education & Training

The Education and Training site was designed for Active service members, Veterans, Reservists, Guard members, and Dependents for quick access to a whole host of GI bill information to include:

Certifying officials are campus representatives authorized to sign and submit forms to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs on behalf of veterans, active-duty service members, National Guard members and their dependents. Certifying officials verify enrollment, document changes in status and report circumstances affecting benefits. 

To find your school’s certifying official click:  http://www.ndus.edu/students/military-veterans-families/va-certifying-officials/

Free tuition to qualified dependents in North Dakota Institutions of Higher Education

What is On-the-Job Training?

On-the-Job Training (OJT) is training you receive while actually performing a job and earning wages, as well as receiving your G.I. Bill benefits. OJT programs normally range from six months to two years in length. Some examples of OJT are: Welder, Painter, Cook, Pressman, and Auto Mechanic.

Contact Rhonda Schauer, Director, State Approving Agency, for more information.

The American Legion:  The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.

American Legion Auxiliary

The student complaint inquiry website (known as the GI Bill Feedback System) allows students to submit complaints about a school on a variety of issues to include recruiting and marketing, quality of education, grade policies and just about any other issues they find concern with. 

Who should submit a complaint?

In accordance with ND Century Code 15-10-19.1, para 2.d. 

A "resident student" for tuition purposes means: 

The Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service program is authorized by Congress under title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter 31.  It is sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program. 

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).