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Educational Programs Directory 


Yellow Ribbon GI Education Program (Yellow Ribbon Program)

The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rate. The institution can contribute up to 50% of those expenses and VA will match the same amount as the institution.

Programs Approved for Benefits Under the G.I. Bill

Recognized Institutions of Higher Learning

Professional, Semi-Professional, Private and Public Vocational Trade Schools

High Schools

Flight Schools

Tests for Licensing and Certification