Post 9/11 GI Bill® and Yellow Ribbon Program for Veterans
University of the Sciences is proud to
continue our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for those students who
are eligible to receive 100% tuition benefit from the Post 9-11 GI Bill. The
University will contribute the necessary amount to ensure the student’s entire
tuition and general fee are covered with other grant and scholarship funding,
for students who document their eligibility with the Financial Aid Office.
To request consideration for the Yellow
Ribbon Program, submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility from the Department
of Veteran’s Affairs to the Director of Financial Aid at University of the
Sciences. This award is provided on a
'first come first served' basis to a maximum of 25 eligible students,
regardless of your degree seeking program.
For Veterans and their transferees:tuition awards are subject to the annual tuition
cap (based on your eligibility level) for private schools established by the
Department of Veterans Affairs.Only
those students eligible for 100% of the tuition cap are eligible to be
considered for the Yellow Ribbon Program.Your funding level should be designated on your Certificate of
Please be aware that, in the event that you
had previously received a financial aid package from the University, GI Bill
benefits and 'Yellow Ribbon' participation supersedes any initial or previously
awarded University grants, and may affect other financial aid eligibility.
Director of Financial Aid
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Bill® is a registered
of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information
education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S.
government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
the recent revision to DoDI 1322.25, the Department of Defense (DoD) has
notified the Department of Veterans Affairs that students are no longer allowed
to use Chapter 1606 (Selective Reserve) or Chapter 1607 (REAP) in conjunction
with Federal Tuition Assistance for the same courses.