Army Reserve Educational Benefits
BEYOND THE UNIFORM
WHAT IS THE ARMY RESERVE
WHEN WILL I SERVE?
WHERE WILL I LIVE?
ARE THERE ANY INCENTIVES?
Qualified Army Reserve Recruits may be eligible for up to $20,000 in bonuses, which may be combined with other enlistment bonuses. Contact your recruiter for a complete explanation of the bonuses you could earn as an Army Soldier.
SELECTED RESERVE GI BILL
Am I eligible?
Soldiers must agree to a six-year service obligation in the Army Reserve to qualify for MGIB-SR benefits.
What benefits will I receive?
Under this bill, you may be eligible for more than $13,000 in tuition, or up to $356 per month for 36 months for full-time students.
Army Reserve Soldiers may also be eligible for the Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill “Kicker” program. Army Reserve members may use the kicker to increase the amount of money they are eligible to receive under the GI Bill. The kicker generally pays between $100 and $350 a month.