March 15, 2016 10:22 AM
The open season for the 2016 - 2017 academic year Yellow Ribbon Program participation runs from March 15 - May 15, 2016. See our Yellow Ribbon Program school administrator's page for more information.
To learn more about how to use your GI Bill benefits select one of the following duty status categories:
If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged Veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for this VA-administered program. The program has a few specific components, outlined below. You can also review the program pamphlet.
The following assistance is approved under the Post-9/11 GI Bill:
For approved programs, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. Institutions of higher learning participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program may make additional funds available for your education program without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement. The following payments may also be available:
Some Servicemembers may also transfer unused GI Bill benefits to their dependents.