For the 2021-2022 school year, there will not be a cap on the number of eligible students who may receive the Yellow Ribbon Program Grant. The maximum Kellogg Yellow Ribbon Grant will increase to $18,000 which is matched by the VA. The annual award amount cannot exceed tuition and mandatory fees.
To qualify for Yellow Ribbon Program benefits, you must meet the following criteria:
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):
Payment for the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (Ch. 30), Montgomery GI Bill-Reserves (Ch. 1606), and REAP (Ch. 1607) will be made directly to you. Contact the VA at 888.442.4551 for information on how payments will be issued.
Payment will be issued after the VA receives and processes your enrollment certification from Northwestern University.
The VA will not provide a payment timeline to Northwestern University. You must contact the GI Bill hotline at 888-GIBILL1 (888.442.4551) for information on when payments will be issued.