Do you qualify for additional education benefits? If you haven’t heard of the Yellow Ribbon Program, it is a provision to the current Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance. The program was specifically designed to help students avoid any out-of-pocket tuition expenses.
If you are currently enrolled in a college or graduate school, you may have additional funds available to you for your education program. In order to qualify for the Yellow Ribbon Program benefits you must have:
- Served an aggregate period of active duty after September 10, 2001, of at least 36 months;
- Were honorably discharged from active duty for a service connected disability and they served 30 continuous days after September 10, 2001;
- Are a dependent eligible for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on a veteran’s service under the eligibility criteria listed above.
To learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program please visit your schools VA Education office or go online to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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