Ch 1607: Reserve Educational Assistance Program

REAP was established as a part of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005.
Combines with VA Education Benefits to provide 36 months of full-time educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency as declared by the President or Congress.
This program makes certain reservists who were activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001 either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits.


  • Selective Reserve or National Guard Member
  • Serve on qualifying Active Duty on or after September 11th, 2001 for 90 continuous days in response to a war or national emergency


For more information, please review the REAP Pamphlet.