Chapter 1607: Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP)
This benefit does not include payment for tuition and fees. Payment for tuition and fees are expected by the payment deadline. **Tuition Assistance through GoArmyEd is determined by the Education Liaison Representative for your unit and the approval documentation is submitted to the Bursar's Office at Clayton State University. The Veterans Affairs Coordinator does not process the Tuition Assistance program through GoArmyEd. New regulations state that if a student is receiving Tuition Assistance for a course, the course cannot be certified under these benefits.
This benefit includes a monthly stipend based on the number of credit hours certified per term.
Rates are subject to change annually. The rate change is usually effective October 1st of each year. The rates reflected below are effective October 1, 2017.
CHAPTER 1607: RESERVE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (REAP)
90 days but less than 1 yr
Service of 1 year +
Service of 2 years +
Less than ½ Time, but more than ¼ Time
One-time amount during the term of $385.60 or Tuition & Fees (whichever is less)
One-time amount during the term of $578.40 or Tuition & Fees (whichever is less)
One-time amount during the term of $771.20 or Tuition & Fees (whichever is less)
¼ Time or less
One-time amount during the term of $192.80 or Tuition & Fees (whichever is less)
One-time amount during the term of $289.20 or Tuition & Fees (whichever is less)
If you have an education kicker contract, please submit so that your monthly rate is calculated appropriately.
Payments are based on the previous month’s enrollment. Since the Department of Veterans Affairs no longer pays for break pay, if the course does not begin on the first day of the month, then VA will prorate your stipend accordingly. The same is true if the course does not end on the last day of the month.
If you have any questions or concerns about eligibility or payments, please feel free to contact the Veterans Processing Center at 1-888-442-4551