38 CFR 21.5132 - Criteria used in determining benefit payments.
(a) Training time. The amount of benefit payment to an individual in all types of training except cooperative training, correspondence training and apprenticeship and other on-job training depends on whether VA determines that the individual is a full-time student, three-quarter-time student, half-time student or one-quarter-time student.
(b) Contributions. The amount of benefit payment to an individual also depends on:
(1) The amount the individual has contributed to the fund.
(2) The amount the Secretary of Defense has contributed to the fund for the individual.