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Yellow Ribbon Application

Instructions for Participation in the 2019-2020 Academic Year Yellow Ribbon Program

  • Students must be eligible for Post 9/11 at 100% and not on active duty or the spouse of an active duty service member
  • The maximum participants for graduate students enrolled in A.B. Freeman School of Business (New Orleans) is capped at 20; the maximum participants for (Houston) is capped at 25; these students are eligible to receive $25,000.00 per year
  • The maximum participants for graduate students enrolled in The School of Professional Advancement (All Campuses) is capped at 30; these students are eligible to receive $4,015.00 per year
  • The maximum participants for all others (undergraduate/graduate) students excluding Newcomb-Tulane and Graduate Business is capped at 20; these students are eligible to receive $1,000.00 per year
  • The maximum participants for undergraduates enrolled in Newcomb-Tulane is capped at 20; these students are eligible to receive $4,000.00 per year
  • These amounts are matched by the VA; this program will be made available after you have exhausted the VA annual cap of $24,476.79

Please complete all fields below and submit the online form. All applications are subject to the availability of the applicable funding indicated for their program. Note: Active duty personnel and spouses are NOT eligible for YR.

Academic Program
Hours Enrolled

Statement of Understanding

  • I have applied for the Post 9/11 GI Bill and will submit the Certificate of Eligibility to the Office of the Registrar/VA Representative by the start of my academic term. Failure to submit this certificate will result in my removal from the Yellow Ribbon Program participation list.
  • I understand that the Department of Veterans Affairs formally establishes eligibility for the Post 9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program and that this Request for Participation is contingent on Department of Veteran Affairs’ approval for such benefits.
  • I believe I am eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill at the 100% level, one condition for participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • I am currently or will be enrolled and a degree-seeking Tulane University (TU) student during the year.
  • I acknowledge that Yellow Ribbon Program funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, measured from the date this Request for Participation is received by TU.
  • I understand that submission of this form does not guarantee my admittance to the Yellow Ribbon Program.
  • I understand that TU will not continue to hold my spot in the Yellow Ribbon Program if I am required to reapply for admission to TU.
  • I understand that TU is not required to continue making Yellow Ribbon Program contributions if I am not in good academic standing.
  • I understand that I must reapply for this program each year, and that the terms of TU’s Yellow Ribbon Program participation may change each year (including non-participation).
  • I understand that the Yellow Ribbon money is not paid until the annual VA cap has been reached.