Chapter 1606

Chapter 1606 - MGIB SR

Montgomery GI Bill 1606 -- Selective Reserve

The Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (MGIB – SR, or chapter 1606 of title 10, U.S. Code) is an educational assistance program enacted by Congress to attract high quality men and women into the reserve branch of the Armed Forces. This program is for members of the Selected Reserve of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, and the Army and Air National Guard.


Effective 10/01/2014

Student Status

Monthly Rate

Full time


¾ time


½ time


Less than ½ time but more than ¼ time


¼ time or less




CHAPTER 1606 veterans must certify their enrollment with the VA the last day of each month by calling 1-877-823-2378 or verify on the web at and follow the link to the WAVE online program.  Instructions are provided.


9/30/2014- Due to Changes in the Federal Regulations you cannot use Federal Tuition Assistance (GoArmyEd) in conjunction with your Chapter 1606 G I Bill.