Veteran Ed Benefits

Veteran’s Benefits

Along with Tuition Assistance and various Montgomery GI Bill Benefits, service members can apply for federal assistance.

Financial Aid is available for to those who qualify. Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, was established to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and work study programs for education beyond high school. The Federal Student Aid website (www.studentaid.gov ) contains valuable information on how to select a school, how to apply for admissions, and how to receive federal financial assistance. To determine if you qualify for federal grants and/or loans, as well as state and Institutional assistance, you must complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov) online.

Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-911 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (GI Bill). Under this program, the act provides payments for tuition, fees, book and supplies stipend and a housing allowance for veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001.

Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows Valley Forge Military College to voluntarily enter into an agreement with VA to fund up to 50% of tuition expenses that exceed the annual maximum cap for private institutions. The VA will match the same amount as the institution. Valley Forge Military College funds this in the form a scholarship

 

Steps to Receive VA Education Benefits:

Apply for admission to Valley Forge Military College

Apply for benefits with the VA

Complete VFMC Benefits Request form

 

Important links

Application for Benefits

(http://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/)

GI Bill and Other Programs (http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/index.html)

eBenefits (https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal)