VA Form 22-5495, Dependents' Request for Change of Program or Place of Training is a form used to request a change of program or place of training under two benefit programs: Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program and Post-9/11 GI Bill Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship.
The form was released by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on March 1, 2023. A fillable VA Form 22-5495 can be downloaded via the link below.
To be considered eligible for the VA educational benefits, the applicant should be a spouse or a child of a veteran or a service member, who meets at least one of the following conditions:
This form is related to the VA Form 22-5490, Dependents' Application for VA Education Benefits. It is completed by veterans' spouses, dependents, and survivors in connection with various VA educational benefits programs that offer assistance with covering the cost of tuition, housing, books, and supplies. Education benefits may be used toward a traditional degree, non-college degree, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and more.
VA Form 22-5495 is distributed with information and filling guidelines provided on the fourth page of the form. The instructions for completing the form can be found below.
The form - also known as the VA Benefits Form 22-5495 - consists of five parts in total:
VA Form 22-5495 can be completed digitally and submitted online through VA's GI Bill Benefits website.