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Veterans Educational Assistance Program

Definition/Scope: An educational funding program designed to assist post-Vietnam-era soldiers by matching contributions up to $2,700. The government then matched that by 2-to-1. The program ran from Jan. 1, 1977 to June 30, 1985. Persons entering the military after 1 July 1985 were subject to the Montgomery G.I. Bill.



Related Terms:

American educational assistance
Montgomery G. I. Bill
Veterans Benefits and Health Care Improvement Act, 2000
Veterans Education and Employment Assistance Act, 1976

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