Veterans Affairs (VA) – The following programs are approved for VA Education
Benefits: Cosmetology, Dental Assisting/Radiography, Emergency Medical
Technician, Esthetician, Phlebotomy, Precision Machine Technology, State Tested
Nurse Aide, Welding/Fabrication.
A covered individual is any
individual who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31,
Vocational Rehabilitation, or chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bills benefits. To
be certified for VA Education Benefits through Lorain County JVS Adult Career
Center, students must submit all required documentation/forms to the Adult
Career Center Office and complete the enrollment process.
To comply with the
Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Lorain County JVS Adult Career
Center will permit any covered individual to attend or participate in the
course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the
individual provides to the educational institution a certificate of eligibility
for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 and ending on
the earlier of the following dates: the date on payment from the VA is made to
the institution or 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and
fees following the receipt of the COE. Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center
will not impose any penalty, including the assessment of last fees, the denial
of access to classes, libraries or other institutional facilities, or the
requirement that a Chapter 31 or Chapter 33 recipient borrow additional funds
to cover the individual’s inability to meet his or her financial obligations to
the institution due to the delayed disbursement of a payment by the U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs.
How to Apply for VA Education Benefits
Applying for your VA education benefits can be done in just a few steps:
To Apply for VA Education Benefits You Will Need to Provide the Following:
- DD-214 Discharge papers (Certified Copy)
- VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
- DD-2384 Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) for members of Selective Reserve (See your Commanding Officer for this document)