Eligible students are encouraged to seek funding from federal programs through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For additional information regarding veteran’s awards, please visit the following websites:
Yellow Ribbon Program
Columbia Law School is delighted to participate in the Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program. The Yellow Ribbon Program is a part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 and provides education benefits to military veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001.
During the 2013-2014 academic year, Columbia Law School will contribute up to a maximum of $20,000 (to be matched by the VA) for qualifying post-9/11 veterans. There are a maximum number of 20 enrolling veterans who may receive Yellow Ribbon benefits from Columbia Law School for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Please note that information regarding the 2014-2015 academic year Yellow Ribbon Program will be announced in the spring of 2014.
More details and eligibility guidelines for Post-9/11 benefits, including the Yellow Ribbon Program, may be found at the websites provided above. Veterans may also contact the VA directly at 1-888-GIBILL1 (442-4551).
We welcome students to contact our office directly regarding the application process for Columbia Law School's Yellow Ribbon Program.