38 U.S. Code § 3318 - Additional assistance: relocation or travel assistance for individual relocating or traveling significant distance for pursuit of a program of education
(a) Additional Assistance.— Each individual described in subsection (b) shall be paid additional assistance under this section in the amount of $500.
(b) Covered Individuals.— An individual described in this subsection is any individual entitled to educational assistance under this chapter—
(1) who resides in a county (or similar entity utilized by the Bureau of the Census) with less than seven persons per square mile, according to the most recent decennial Census; and
(A) physically relocates a distance of at least 500 miles in order to pursue a program of education for which the individual utilizes educational assistance under this chapter; or
(c) Proof of Residence.— For purposes of subsection (b)(1), an individual may demonstrate the individual’s place of residence utilizing any of the following:
(d) Single Payment of Assistance.— An individual is entitled to only one payment of additional assistance under this section.