Apply for Benefits

Steps to Apply for your VA Education Benefits

  1. Go to http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

  2. Click on Apply For Benefits

  3. Click on Launch VONAPP and Apply For Benefits

    It is advisable to read the instructions for filling out the application, and by clicking on Filling out a VA Form 22-1990, Application For Education Benefits , you can also see a list of any other documentation you may need to submit to the VA.

    Note: Please complete VA Form 22-5490 for Dependents.

  4. Complete and submit! In approximately 6-8 weeks, you should receive a Certificate of Eligibility.

  5. Take the certificate along with a copy of your DD214 & military transcripts to the Veterans' Office along with the following required forms:

  6. In addition, if you attended other colleges/universities, please request for official transcripts and bring to our Veterans' Office.

After completing the above steps, you should be able to receive your benefits. We will let you know if you need to do anything else. Veterans or dependents of a veteran that have questions pertaining to their education benefits, eligibility, and payment must call Muskogee. Muskogee's number is 1-888-442-4551.


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