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Yellow Ribbon Program

The Yellow Ribbon Program is a provision of the law that created the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The program allows approved institutions of higher learning and the VA to partially or fully fund tuition and fee expenses that exceed the established thresholds under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The Yellow Ribbon Education Enhancement Program is part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (commonly known as Chapter 33).

The Yellow Ribbon Program at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago proudly participates with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in the Post-9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program to help enhance financial support to veterans of the armed forces. This benefit is available to assist servicemen and women earn a Master of Science in Threat and Response Management (MScTRM). Visit the University's Registar website to learn more.

  • Full-time attendance is not necessary to be in the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Prospective students must apply and gain admission to learn eligibility
  • Unlimited number of qualifying participants admitted