(a) An individual who is eligible to receive benefits under 38 U.S.C. chapter 33 may receive additional monetary assistance for tutorial services. VA will pay the individual this assistance if the tutorial assistance is necessary for the eligible individual to complete his or her program of education successfully, and the individual—
(1) Is enrolled in and pursuing a postsecondary program of education at a rate of pursuit of at least 50 percent at an institution of higher learning; and
(2) The professor or other person teaching, leading, or giving the course certifies that—
(i) Tutorial assistance is essential to correct a deficiency of the individual in such course; and
(ii) The course is required as part of, or is prerequisite or indispensable to the satisfactory pursuit of, an approved program of education.
(b)Limits on tutorial assistance.
(1) VA will authorize the cost of tutorial assistance in an amount not to exceed $100 per month.
(2) The total amount of all tutorial assistance provided under this section will not exceed $1,200.