Due to the unique nature of the summer term at UC Berkeley, if students are enrolled in summer and expect VA Benefits for that term, they must notify Michael Cooper in order for any funds to be requested and subsequently disbursed.
Types of Benefits
Application Fee Waiver for U.S. Military Service Members
U.S. Military service members (active duty and veterans) may be eligible to waive the $200 application fee. Before submitting your application, please complete our Military Application Fee Waiver Request form. We will process your request and get back to you within 2 business days with eligibility confirmation and next steps.
The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) website provides extensive details on the education benefits available to veterans in various statuses, such as vocational/rehabilitation, the Post 9/11 GI Bill, and active duty.
The Haas School of Business, as part of the public University of California system, is one of the few top ranked MBA programs in the country that is able to benefit from the expanded Post 9/11 Benefits signed into law in January 2011. Depending on length of qualifying service, veterans can obtain:
The Evening & Weekend MBA students are not eligible for the CAL Vet Tuition/Fee Exemption as funding differs between programs.
Overview of Process
After admission to the program:
The Fry Scholarship (expanded to include surviving spouses)
As of March 8, 2013 the Army, Navy and Marines have suspended their Tuition Assistance (TA) programs due to a sequestration of federal funds for the program. Although Soldiers, Sailors and Marines will no longer be permitted to submit new requests for TA, those currently enrolled in courses approved for TA are not affected and will be allowed to complete current course enrollments.
Office of the Registrar
120 Sproul Hall #5404
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
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