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Veterans Benefits

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William Jessup University fully participates in educational benefits for veterans, including those related to the Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®, the Montgomery GI Bill® and other education benefits administered by the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs.

Yellow Ribbon Program (Post 9/11 GI Bill®)
Amount:For students with 100% eligibility, tuition charges and most fees are covered.
Eligibility:Benefit eligibility is based on length of service as determined by the Application for Benefits (VA Form 22-1990). For full explanation of Yellow Ribbon Program, click here.
Deadline:No deadline.
Renewal:Annually renewable. Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined in the WJU catalog.
Application:Application for Benefits (VA Form 22-1990)
Process:After completing the Application for Benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs will issue you a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). You will then need to submit a copy of your COE and a copy of your DD Form 214 to your Financial Aid Counselor (School Certifying Official) in the Financial Aid Office at William Jessup University.

NOTE: Since GI Bill® Veterans Benefits are based entirely on the number of units for which you are registered, it is imperative that you contact your Financial Aid Counselor anytime you add or drop units. In addition to the tuition benefit of the Yellow Ribbon Program, students may also be eligible for:

Monthly Housing Allowance (BAH) If eligible for BAH, you must be enrolled more than half time per semester.

U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarships
Amount:Up to $2,500 for the awarded year
Eligibility & Application:To find out if you are eligible for this scholarship, visit the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation website to get more information.
Deadline:January 2 of the year of attendance. (postmark)

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Financial Aid


Financial Aid Main Line: (916) 577-2233

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