University of Vermont

Student Financial Services

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Terms and Conditions

The University of Vermont provides funding for unlimited Yellow Ribbon Scholarships for out-of-state undergraduate students; and on a first-come, first serve basis, 2 Yellow Ribbon Scholarships for out-of-state graduate students, and 5 Yellow Ribbon Scholarships for College of Medicine students.


Students must be 100% eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) Benefits as determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to apply for a UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship.

Applications are accepted from out-of-state undergraduate students, out-of-state graduate students, and in- and out-of-state medical students.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarships to graduate and College of Medicine students are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis as determined by the date the application is submitted.

Students awarded a Yellow Ribbon Scholarship must provide their Post-9/11 GI Bill Certificate of Eligibility to the UVM Student Veteran Services in order to verify their eligibility for the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. The Certificate of Eligibility should be provided to the UVM Student Veteran Services as soon as it is available and no later than November 1st.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship Award Value

UVM offers the following Yellow Ribbon Scholarships:

  • Unlimited Out-of-State Undergraduate Yellow Ribbon Scholarships at $11,196 per year ($5,598 per semester).
  • 2 Out-of-State Graduate Yellow Ribbon Scholarships at $5,000 per year ($2,500 per semester).
  • 5 College of Medicine Yellow Ribbon Scholarships at $10,000 per year ($5,000 per semester).
Each UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship is matched dollar for dollar by the VA.

The total value of Yellow Ribbon Funds cannot exceed the difference between the student's actual tuition and fees and the amount paid by the VA under the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Length of Scholarship

Students awarded the UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship will remain eligible for it provided they meet the following criteria:

  • Remain enrolled
  • Remain 100% eligible for and continue to receive Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits
  • Renew the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship with Student Financial Services annually.

Study Abroad & Summer Session

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship funds are not available for summer session courses or during any semester in which a student studies abroad.

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