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Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP)

The VRAP program ended Mardh 31, 2014.

VRAP offered up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans who:

  • Were at least 35 but no more than 60 years old
  • Were unemployed on the date of application
  • Received an other than dishonorable discharge
  • Were not eligible for any other VA education benefit program (e.g.: the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Assistance)
  • Were not in receipt of VA compensation due to unemployability
  • Were not enrolled in a federal or state job training program

To date, VA has received and processed more than 143,000 VRAP applications. Of over 126,000 approved applicants, more than 76,000 have enrolled in a training program. VA has paid more than $886,000,000 in VRAP benefits to unemployed Veterans, age 35-60.

VRAP provided training for programs of education that led to a high demand occupation, as determined by the Department of Labor. Click here to see a listing of high demand occupations.


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Contact the Veterans Coordinator:
Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7631
Email: click here

Located in Amherst Hall, Room 2204