Whether you’ve already burned through your GI Bill or other VA benefits, you still have an opportunity to receive VRRAP benefits!
If you haven’t heard about the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) but need financial support still to earn some educational training to help you secure a high-demand job, and lost your job due to COVID, DON’T WAIT, benefits will be expiring by the end off 2022.
Tuition & Housing Help
There are many benefits with this veterans educations program including receiving up to 12 months tuition and fess plus you could receive a monthly housing allowance as well based on the 911 GI Bill rates.
Are you eligible for this program?
To be eligible for this program, you must meet all the requirements listed here.
All of these must be true:
- You’re at least 22 years old, but not older than 66, and
- You’re unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and
- You’re not rated as totally disabled because you can’t work, and
- You’re not enrolled in a federal or state jobs program
Note: You can’t receive VRRAP benefits at the same time as you’re receiving unemployment benefits (including CARES Act benefits).
If I’m eligible for other education benefits or VR&E, can I get VRRAP benefits?
No. At the time you apply for VRRAP, you can’t be eligible for any of these other benefits:
- Post-9/11 GI Bill
- Montgomery GI Bill
- Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
- Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA)
- Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
Note: You can get VRRAP benefits if you were at one time eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill but you’ve transferred all of your benefits to family members.
Next steps start your veterans education
Healing Hands Holistic School of Massage helps veterans like you get into this program. We will work with you and your VA rep to help you take advantage of these incredible benefits. Contact admissions at any of our locations including Kearny Mesa, Escondido and Laguna Hills in Orange County!