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Can I Use the Yellow Ribbon Program and Grants With My Post 9/11 GI Bill?


Q: Can you use the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program and also get federal grants (like the Pell grant)?

A: Yes you can. The Yellow Ribbon Program is a feature of the Post 9/11 GI Bill. The big thing with it is if your school has a Yellow Ribbon Agreement with the VA and if your program is included in their agreement.

To see if your school is approved for the Post 9/11 GI Bill, you have to look deeper than them advertising they are GI Bill approved because some schools may have a program approved for the Montgomery GI Bill, but not the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

With the change, there isn’t as much demand for it as far as public schools is concerned, because the VA pays actual costs and eliminated the in-state maximums, however, students paying out-of-state tuition and those going to private and foreign schools can still get some value out of the program.

As far as using other forms of funding with the Post 9/11 GI Bill, know the VA is the last payer, meaning the VA will pay what is left after other programs pay their share. So while you will still get your housing allowance and book stipend, less of your tuition would be paid for using your GI Bill, but you are still using the same amount of entitlement and in the end everything is still paid for.


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