Veteran's Benefits
The following veterans and eligible dependents may be eligible to receive Veterans Educational Assistance:

  • Veterans 
  • Disabled Veterans that were discharged from active duty for a service-connected disability 
  • Eligible Dependents
  • sons, daughters, wives, and husbands of deceased or totally and permanently disabled veterans whose death or disability occurred while in military service
  • Eligible Selective Reserves and the National Guard 
  • Members of the Armed Forces must have entered active duty on or after July 1, 1985, and contributed toward their education under the Montgomery GI Bill 

Steps for applying for educational benefits:

  • Complete online application at www.gibill.va.gov 
  • Submit copies of completed application along with DD214 and any other documentation received from the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding your eligibility for educational benefits
  • Complete an application for Admissions 
  • Submit official high school or GED transcript along with any previous college transcripts
  • Take the placement test unless prior college level English and Math credit transferred in from a previous college

Requirements of VA Students

  • Pursue the exact curriculum for your program listed in the PCC catalog. Students will not be certified for classes not in their specified program of study.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress, attendance and conduct for continuing eligibility of payments. 
  • Report to Certifying Official any changes to class schedule during the semester

The following forms may be used to apply for Veterans Educational Assistance:

  • Application for VA Education Benefits (Form 22-1990) 
  • Request for Change of Program or Place of Training (Form 22-1995) 
    • Used if veteran has applied for benefits before at another school 
  • Application for VA Education Benefit for Dependents of Veterans (Form 22-5490) 
  • Request for Change of Program or Place of Training for Dependents of Veterans (Form 22- 5495)
    • Used if dependent has applied for benefits before at another school 

Contacts
Paulita Williams, Associate Director Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs
Piedmont Community College
PO Box 1197
Roxboro, NC 27573
(336) 599-1181 ext. 286
williap@piedmontcc.edu

Department of Veterans Affairs
GI Bill
www.gibill.va.gov
1-888-GIBILL1 or 1-888-442-4551