Info for Military Veterans

Veteran's Education Benefits

Veterans Education Benefits (e.g. Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Montgomery GI Bill®, NYS VA Tuition Assistance) are available to eligible full or part-time Weill Cornell students who are active duty or reserve military personnel, veterans, or in some cases, the child or spouse of a veteran.

  1. To learn more about the Veterans Education Benefit programs, visit this website.
  2. Email the Office of Financial Aid ( to self-identify yourself as a Veteran student interested in using your education benefits.
  3. When you receive your certification of eligibility letter, please forward it to
  4. Upon review of your request, your enrollment will be verified for VA Education Benefits.
  5. A Financial Aid Award Letter will be sent to you confirming the antipacted benefit allotment for the academic year. Payment is expected from the VA in 2-6 weeks.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Weill Cornell Medicine is proud to be a participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.  The Yellow Ribbon Program is a supplemental program to the Post-9/11 GI Bill®. Under this program, an eligible veteran student can receive up to 50% of uncovered tuition costs paid for by the VA with matching funds from Medical College resources.  Yellow Ribbon is offered on a first-come basis.

If you have general questions concerning VA Education Benefits, please visit their website. You can also our office at if you have additional questions or concerns.

"GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at”