Tutorial assistance helps the student pay for necessary tutoring and is a supplement to the student’s regular education benefit. Tutorial assistance is available if you are receiving VA educational assistance at the half-time or greater rate and have a deficiency in a subject making tutoring necessary.
It is not availabe under REAP
The monthly rate of tutorial assistance may not exceed the cost of tutoring or $100. The maximum amount payable is $1200.
There is no entitlement charge for the first $600 under the Montgomery GI Bill (Chapters 30 or 1606), there is no entitlement charge under the Port-9/11 GI Bill or DEA.
All of the following criteria must be met for a student to be eligible for tutorial assistance.
The student, tutor, and certifying official must complete an Application and Enrollment Certification for Individualized Tutorial Assistance (VA Form 22-1990t). The application may be submitted at the end of each month or combination of months. The application must be signed and dated on or after the date of the last tutoring session certified.
When a certifying official signs an Application and Enrollment Certification for Individualized Tutorial Assistance, he or she certifies that: