SRIP

Section I
SRIP Policies


Section II
Non-Prior Service Enlistment Bonus - NPSEB

References
Eligibility
  • 6x2 or 8x0 term of service
  • AFQT 31 or more
  • Tier I education level
  • E-4 and below
  • MOS on the published list
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • STOs, CASP, and approved waivers are eligible. Exception - DAT waivers not eligible as per details below.

Non-Eligible
  • Tier II/III education level
  • 09S OCS
  • 09W WOCS
  • 09R SMP
  • GNPS. This includes applicants who were discharged from a "conditional" enlistment because of a positive drug and alcohol test (DAT) IAW NGR 600-7 Section II Terms.
  • RFP - may be eligible upon return to MEPS for active contract
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC

Notes
  • May not receive Off Peak bonus due to $20,000 incentive max cap
  • May combine with SLRP or MGIB-SR Kicker if AFQT is 50+
  • 50/25/25 installment payments
  • Individuals who do not pass the OPAT for the MOS enlisted will have the incentive terminated.
  • A NPS recipient failing to ship within 365 days of his or her enlistment date will have the incentive terminated.
  • A NPS recipient failing to become DMOSQ within the required period will have the incentive terminated.
  • A Soldier voluntarily changing his or her MOS during the contractual obligation will have the incentive terminated, unless assigned as a 09R, 09S or 09W.

Incentive Amount

  • The $20,000 Top 10 MOS NPSEB is developed to support critical MOS readiness and urgent unit requirements by state. This bonus may be offered to eligible applicants for a MOS in the published list.



Section III
Non-Prior Service Off Peak - OP

References
Eligibility
  • 6x2 or 8x0 term of service
  • AFQT 31 or higher
  • Tier I education level
  • E-4 and below
  • RECSTA 01 October - 30 April within same Fiscal Year with Straight Thru Ticket
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • Approved waivers are eligible. Exception - DAT waivers not eligible as per details below.

Non-Eligible
  • Tier II/III education level
  • STO
  • 09S OCS
  • 09R SMP
  • RFP - may be eligible upon return to MEPS for active contract
  • GNPS. This includes applicants who were discharged from a "conditional" enlistment because of a positive drug and alcohol test (DAT) IAW NGR 600-7 Section II Terms.
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC

Notes
  • May be offered independently or in combination with NPS MGIB-SR Kicker or NPS SLRP if AFQT is 50+.
  • Lump sum payment
  • Failure to ship during eligible period outlined will result in termination of the OP bonus.

Incentive Amount

  • $5,000



Section IV
Prior Service Enlistment Bonus - PSEB

References
Eligibility
  • Three or six year term of service
  • E-7 and below. Grade commensurate with position or position no greater than one grade above Soldier current grade.
  • Less than 16 years TIS at time of enlistment
  • DMOSQ - MOS conversions from other services must be approved by authorizing proponent prior to enlistment
  • 3 year enlistment
  • 6 year enlistment
  • Non-DMOSQ
  • 6 year enlistment (must complete training in 24 months)
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • All periods of service must be Honorable (Exception: Completed IADT with an uncharacterized discharge)
  • Approved admin, moral, medical waivers are eligible (Exception: Not eligible if the applicant was previously discharged or released from active duty or military service in an active status based on a determination of misconduct, substandard duty performance, or moral or professional dereliction).
  • IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21, individuals assigned to the IRR and require a DD Form 368 for enlistment with ARNG may be eligible for an incentive if meeting all incentive eligibility criteria.
  • Enlisting for Special Forces must be MOSQ at time of enlistment to qualify for an incentive.

Non-Eligible
  • General Under Honorable discharge for any period of service
  • Previously received PSEB
  • Within 365 days of discharge from USAR, ARNG, or Active Army and was fully eligible to reenlist/extend
  • Soldiers in an active Selected Reserve status while transferring to the ARNG on a DD Form 368 are not eligible to contract for an incentive IAW AR 601-210 Para 10-5b(4). Refer to a SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21.
  • Separated from active service or being released from active service for the purpose of enlistment in a reserve component
  • Discharged or released from active duty or military service in an active status based on a determination of misconduct, substandard duty performance, or moral or professional dereliction.
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC

Notes
  • May not combine with PS SLRP or PS MGIB-SR Kicker
  • Must process at MEPS
  • If BCT is required, PSEB will be terminated if the Soldier does not graduate BCT within 12 months from the date of enlistment

Incentive Amounts

    Three Year DMOSQ PSEB
    Lump Sum
    All Tiers $5,000
    Six Year DMOSQ PSEB
    50/50 Installments
    All Tiers $20,000
    Six Year Non-DMOSQ PSEB
    50/50 Installments
    All Tiers $7,500



Section V
Student Loan Repayment for Non-Prior Service (09S excluded)

References
General Eligibility
  • The applicant must have eligible disbursed loans IAW Title 10 USC Subsection 16301 at time of contracting. Refer to the Department of Education National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) website at www.nslds.ed.gov/npas.
  • PLUS Loans are eligible when the applicant is responsible for repayment of the loan.

Specific Eligibility
  • 6x2 or 8x0 term of service
  • AFQT 50 or more
  • Tier I education level
  • E-4 and below
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • Split Ops, CASP, and all approved waivers are eligible

Non-Eligible
  • Tier II/III education level
  • GNPS
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC

Documents
Note: Docs must be uploaded and pre-approval requested in GIMS NLT 3 workings days before MEPS processing.
  • The NSLDS Summary sheet dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • The NSLDS Detailed Loan Information sheet(s) dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • Copy of promissory note and disbursement sheet(s) for any eligible loan(s) not listed on the NSLDS documention.
  • GIMS Pre-Approval Memo to MEPS GC.

Notes
  • May combine with NPS MGIB-SR Kicker or NPSEB or Off Peak
  • The portion or amount of a loan that may be repaid is 15% or $500, whichever is greater, for each year of satisfactory service, plus the amount of any interest that may accrue during the current year.
  • An enlisted Soldier who enters a commissioning program and/or accepts an appointment or commission as an Officer or Warrant Officer in a SELRES (any AOC/MOS) may continue to receive SLRP payments as stipulated in their original contract so long as they remain otherwise qualified.
  • Soldiers reenlisting/extending under a previously executed SLRP contract must reenlist/extend for 6 years within the authorized extension window without a break in service from the original SLRP contract start date. 09S applicants are not eligible.
  • All payments are made to the lending institution and not to the Soldier.

Incentive Amount
  • $45,000 for 6x2
  • $50,000 for 8x0



Section VI
Student Loan Repayment for 09S (NPS & PS)

References
General Eligibility
  • The applicant must have eligible disbursed loans IAW Title 10 USC Subsection 16301 at time of contracting. Refer to the Department of Education National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) website at www.nslds.ed.gov/npas.
  • PLUS Loans are eligible when the applicant is responsible for repayment of the loan.

Specific Eligibility
  • Minimum 6 year term of service
  • AFQT 50 or more
  • Must enlist into a manually created 09S vacancy and receive a 09S SLRP override in REQUEST prior to the training reservation being pulled. The MEPS GC must request an override from the ROC prior to completing the reservation in order to allow REQUEST to offer 09S SLRP.
  • Minimum of 90 semester hours listed on official transcripts or have a bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Approved admin, moral, and medical waivers are eligible.
  • IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21, individuals assigned to the IRR and require a DD Form 368 for enlistment with ARNG may be eligible for an incentive if meeting all incentive eligibility criteria.

Non-Eligible
  • GNPS
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC
  • Soldiers in an active Selected Reserve status while transferring to the ARNG on a DD Form 368 are not eligible to contract for an incentive IAW AR 601-210 Para 10-5b(4). Refer to SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21.

Documents
Note: Docs must be uploaded and pre-approval requested in GIMS NLT 3 workings days before MEPS processing.
  • The NSLDS Summary sheet dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • The NSLDS Detailed Loan Information sheet(s) dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • Copy of promissory note and disbursement sheet(s) for any eligible loan(s) not listed on the NSLDS documention.
  • Proof of 90 semester hours listed on official transcripts or bachelor's degree or higher.
  • GIMS Pre-Approval Memo to MEPS GC.

Notes
  • The applicant is not authorized any enlisted SRIP incentive other than the 09S SLRP.
  • The portion or amount of a loan that may be repaid is 15% or $500, whichever is greater, for each year of satisfactory service, plus the amount of any interest that may accrue during the current year.
  • All payments are made to the lending institution and not to the Soldier.

Incentive Amount
  • $45,000 for 6 year
  • $50,000 for 8 year



Section VII
Student Loan Repayment for Prior Service (09S excluded)

References
General Eligibility
  • The applicant must have eligible disbursed loans IAW Title 10 USC Subsection 16301 at time of contracting. Refer to the Department of Education National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) website at www.nslds.ed.gov/npas.
  • PLUS Loans are eligible when the applicant is responsible for repayment of the loan.

Specific Eligibility
  • 6 year term of service in an active status
  • E-7 and below
  • Must have less than 16 years TIS at contract start date
  • Enlist DMOSQ - MOS Conversions from other services must meet requirements in prescribed references and be approved by authorizing proponent
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • All approved admin, moral, medical waivers are eligible
  • All periods of service must be Honorable (Exception: Completed IADT with an uncharacterized discharge)
  • IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21, individuals assigned to the IRR and require a DD Form 368 for enlistment with ARNG may be eligible for an incentive if meeting all incentive eligibility criteria.

Non-Eligible
Documents
Note: Docs must be uploaded and pre-approval requested in GIMS NLT 3 workings days before MEPS processing.
  • The NSLDS Summary sheet dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • The NSLDS Detailed Loan Information sheet(s) dated within 30 days of pre-approval submission.
  • Copy of promissory note and disbursement sheet(s) for any eligible loan(s) not listed on the NSLDS documention.
  • GIMS Pre-Approval Memo to MEPS GC.

Notes
  • May not combine with PSEB or PS MGIB-SR Kicker
  • The portion or amount of a loan that may be repaid is 15% or $500, whichever is greater, for each year of satisfactory service, plus the amount of any interest that may accrue during the current year.
  • An enlisted Soldier who enters a commissioning program and/or accepts an appointment or commission as an Officer or Warrant Officer in a SELRES (any AOC/MOS) may continue to receive SLRP payments as stipulated in their original contract so long as they remain otherwise qualified.
  • Soldiers reenlisting/extending under a previously executed SLRP contract must reenlist/extend for 6 years within the authorized extension window without a break in service from the original SLRP contract start date. 09S applicants are not eligible.
  • All payments are made to the lending institution and not to the Soldier.

Incentive Amount
  • $45,000 for 6 year



Section VIII
Non-Prior Service MGIB-SR Kicker

References
Eligibility
  • 6x2 or 8x0 term of service
  • AFQT 50 or more
  • Tier I education level
  • E-4 and below
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • Split Ops, CASP, and approved waivers are eligible. Exception - DAT waivers not eligible as per details below.
  • Must be eligible to receive Chapter 1606 or Chapter 30 benefits

Non-Eligible
  • Tier II/III education level
  • GNPS. This includes applicants who were discharged from a "conditional" enlistment because of a positive drug and alcohol test (DAT) IAW NGR 600-7 Section II Terms.
  • RFP - may be eligible upon return to MEPS for active contract
  • 09R, 09S, 09W (Soldiers in a commissioning program may contract for a Kicker upon eligibility)
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC

Notes
  • May combine with NPSEB or NPS SLRP or Off Peak.
  • Individuals who do not pass the OPAT for the MOS enlisted will have the incentive terminated.
  • The Soldier must remain in their contracted MOS for the full 6-year term unless unless accepting an Officer/WO position.
  • Non-taxable incentive paid by the VA.

Incentive Amounts

    MGIB-SR Kicker Categories & Payment Rates
    Soldier Category Monthly Payment (Full-Time)
    NPS and PS $350
    Current ARNG (Reenlistment/Extension) $200
    Officer Commissioning Programs
    (OCS, WOCS, ROTC, Supplemental)
    $350



Section IX
Prior Service MGIB-SR Kicker

References
Eligibility
  • 6 year term of service in an active status
  • DMOSQ E-5 and below
  • AFQT 50 or more
  • Position vacancies IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 15
  • All approved admin, moral, medical waivers are eligible
  • Must be eligible to receive Chapter 1606 or Chapter 30 benefits
  • All periods of service must be Honorable (Exception: Completed IADT with an uncharacterized discharge)
  • Meet the requirements to be awarded the MOS at the time of enlistment if enlisting from a branch of service other than the Army for a DMOSQ CS position.
  • IAW SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21, individuals assigned to the IRR and require a DD Form 368 for enlistment with ARNG may be eligible for an incentive if meeting all incentive eligibility criteria.

Non-Eligible
  • General under Honorable discharge for any period of service
  • Excess, over-strength, or manually-loaded vacancy
  • Derivative UIC
  • Soldiers in an active Selected Reserve status while transferring to the ARNG on a DD Form 368 are not eligible to contract for an incentive. Note: USAR may be able to retain a Kicker incentive IAW AR 601-210 Para 10-5c and SRIP #18-01 Encl 4 Para 21.

Notes
  • May not combine with PS SLRP or PSEB.
  • Must process at MEPS.
  • Non-taxable incentive paid by the VA.

Incentive Amounts

    MGIB-SR Kicker Categories & Payment Rates
    Soldier Category Monthly Payment (Full-Time)
    NPS and PS $350
    Current ARNG (Reenlistment/Extension) $200
    Officer Commissioning Programs
    (OCS, WOCS, ROTC, Supplemental)
    $350

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