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Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program
Belmont University has voluntarily elected to fund a portion of your undergraduate or graduate tuition and fees that are over and above the amount covered under the Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI-Bill benefits.

For the current academic year, effective August 1st, Belmont is committed to extend Yellow Ribbon Program funds to qualified undergraduate/ graduate students and Belmont University will match it with their Yellow Ribbon contribution. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is expected to pay up to 50% of unmet tuition and mandatory fees for eligible recipients as deemed by the Post-9/11 GI-Bill®

Learn more about Belmont's Yellow Ribbon Policies and Procedures.

 
Veteran and Dependent of Veteran Eligibility for Benefits
  • Your eligibility for the Yellow Ribbon Program is determined by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • You must be eligible for 100% of the Post-9/11 GI-Bill® and provide documentation of this to Belmont’s School Certifying Official.You must be continuously enrolled and maintain good academic standing to use the benefit.
  • Active duty veterans and their spouse are not eligible for Yellow Ribbon until August 1, 2022.
 
Contribution Amounts by Academic Program

Degree Level

College or Program

Maximum Annual Contribution for YR
(per student)

Bachelor

Traditional Undergraduate Programs

VA is expected to pay 50% of the unmet tuition/fees beyond the cap and Bemont will match the VA's Yellow Ribbon Payment.

Bachelor

Adult Degree Programs

VA is expected to pay 50% of the unmet tuition/fees beyond the cap and Bemont will match the VA's Yellow Ribbon Payment.

Master

All Master level programs

VA is expected to pay 50% of the unmet tuition/fees beyond the cap and Bemont will match the VA's Yellow Ribbon Payment.

Doctoral

All Doctoral level programs

VA is expected to pay 50% of the unmet tuition/fees beyond the cap and Bemont will match the VA's Yellow Ribbon Payment.

 

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.