GI Bill® Benefits

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Transitioning from active duty into civilian life is a major change for veterans. But embarking on a new career path is easier than you may think.

Find out more about GI Bill benefits.

Is Coding Bootcamp Worth It?

For many veterans, coding is a natural fit. From one bootcamp to another, Eleven Fifty will help you succeed within and beyond our programs.

While some coders may tell you that you can learn on your own, it’s far more effective to accelerate your learning and build your portfolio with guidance and support from Eleven Fifty’s cohort of instructors and career partners. Our full-time bootcamps help former service members quickly learn about coding languages, full-stack applications, and cybersecurity systems.

A coding background is useful for many careers and will open up several possible career paths for you upon graduation. New grads can work as a junior web developer or try out freelancing for a while to determine what type of programmer you want to be. You can work in virtually any industry from healthcare to finance to entertainment.

One thing to remember is that while coding bootcamps are not accredited, the training will help you get a job in tech. Employers today recognize the value of a bootcamp education, and Eleven Fifty Academy is well respected in the industry.

No need to move to Silicon Valley, New York City, or Seattle. Our online full-time classes now allow students to learn from anywhere, so you can become a coder regardless of your location. So if you’re in Bloomington, Cleveland, Columbus, Fort Wayne, Evansville, or anywhere else in the U.S., you are eligible!

To learn more about your veteran benefits and our bootcamps, talk to an advisor from Eleven Fifty Academy. 

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available on the official U.S. government website.

Ray Hancock, US Army Reserve
“I had a lot of responsibility financially and I wanted to grow in a new career. Without the GI Bill it wouldn’t have been possible.”
Ray Hancock, US Army Reserve
July 2018 .NET Grad
Software Developer at Aprimo

GI Bill Questions

How does billing work for the GI Bill?

For those eligible for the GI Bill, the VA issues payments after each month’s classes. Tuition and fees will be paid directly to Eleven Fifty, and money for books will be paid to you directly at the beginning of the term. Your housing stipend will be provided to you at the end of each month.

Does Eleven Fifty help veterans find jobs after completing a program?

Yes! Whether you’re training to become a full-stack developer, cybersecurity expert, or data science pro, our Career Services team will help connect you with employers through our Hiring Partners program. Our students graduate with skills necessary to transition from active duty service members to web developers in a matter of months. 

How does the CARES Act affect my GI Bill funding?

Your GI Bill funding is not affected by the CARES Act. All courses, including those that are now conducted online due to COVID-19, are covered by your benefits until December 2021. Once on-site classes resume, GI Bill students will need to be in an on-site class.

Will the GI Bill pay for a computer?

The GI Bill doesn’t cover equipment expenses for military veterans, but it will cover tuition for your code immersive and provide housing and book stipends. You’ll need a functioning laptop for all courses—Mac, Windows, and Linux-based machines are all acceptable options.

Is Eleven Fifty part of the VET TEC program?

Eleven Fifty is not yet part of the VA’s veteran technology education (VET TEC) program. Learn more about VET TEC training programs at va.gov.

Is Eleven Fifty approved for VA education?

Yes, Eleven Fifty is approved for VA education, with accelerated education benefit programs offering full-time web development courses, software development bootcamps, and cybersecurity bootcamps.

What is a Certificate of Eligibility?

The Certificate of Eligibility, or COE, is proof that you are a qualified Forever GI Bill recipient. To obtain proof of eligibility, sign in to your online VA benefits portal and take a screenshot of your entitlement information, or contact the Education Call Center at (888) 442-4551 to request a copy of your certificate.

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