38 CFR 21.9530 - Eligibility time limit.
(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b) through (e) of this section, an individual's period of eligibility for educational assistance will terminate effective 15 years from the date of the last discharge or release from active duty of at least -
(1) 90 continuous days; or
(2) 30 continuous days if the individual is released for a service-connected disability.
(b) In the case of an individual who establishes eligibility and does not meet one of the service requirements specified in paragraph (a) of this section, the individual's period of eligibility for educational assistance will terminate effective 15 years from the date of discharge for the last period of service used to meet the minimum service requirements for eligibility as stated in § 21.9520.
(c)Amendment of military records. If an individual's eligibility for educational assistance is established as a result of a correction of military records under 10 U.S.C. 1552, a change, correction, or modification of a discharge or dismissal under 10 U.S.C. 1553, or other corrective action by a competent military authority, the individual's period of eligibility will terminate effective 15 years from the date of the change, correction, modification, or other corrective action.
(d)Time limit for spouse using transferred entitlement.
(i) The transferor's ending date as determined under this section;
(i) The date 15 years from the transferor's date of death;
(e)Time limit for child using transferred entitlement.
(iii) The day the child turns 26.