Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

Thursday - 6/21/2012, 1:37pm EDT

My Skills. My Benefits. My Future.

The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program(VRAP) welcomes all 35 to 60 year-old unemployed Veterans looking for a new career. Through their retraining assistance program, Veterans who meet the criteria qualify for up to 12 months of assistance equal to the full-time Montgomery GI Bill ¡V Active Duty rate, currently $1,473 per month.

Applicants are now being accepted and must meet the following criteria:

  • Unemployed
  • At least 35 but no more than 60 years old
  • Have an other than dishonorable discharge
  • Not eligible for any other VA education benefit programs (e.g., the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment)
  • Not in receipt of VA compensation due to Individual Unemployability (IU)
  • Not enrolled in a federal or state job training program

    For more information visit www.benefits.va.gov/VOW