Stephen F. Austin State University

Chapter 1606 Selected Reserve G.I. Bill

Chapter 1606 (Selected Reserve GI Bill)

The MGIB-SR program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.

You May Use This Education Assistance Program For:
• Apprenticeship/on-the-job training,
• Degree programs
• Certificate or correspondence courses
• Cooperative training
• Independent study programs
• Vocational flight training programs.

According to your enlistment contract you may be eligible for a G.I. Bill kicker from $100.00 to $350.00. Check your enlistment contract to verify your eligibility for a kicker. The following are the rates for the Chapter 1606 Selected Reserve G.I. Bill:

Monthly Payment Rate

Full Time Student = $345.00
¾ Time Student = $258.00
½ Time Student = $171.00
Less Than ½ Time Student = $86.25

*Monthly rates do not include kickers; for kickers add your kicker rate to the training time monthly rate.

For more information on Chapter 1606 Selected Reserve G.I. Bill benefits visit: or
Contact Carolyn Hardy at (936) 468-2504