What is the Patriot Award? How do I know if I’m eligible?

John Carroll University is a Yellow Ribbon school, and our Patriot Award is available to eligible veterans. This award, combined with the G.I. Bill and VA’s Yellow Ribbon matching funds provide the opportunity for academically qualified veterans to earn a degree with no tuition costs.  To be eligible for the Patriot Award, the veteran must be certified by VA as 100% eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, must meet University admission requirements, and must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Receiving the additional funding from the Yellow Ribbon Program and the Patriot Award do not affect your eligibility for other scholarships or grants.

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To learn more about other Chapters of GI Bill benefits or federal/state military education assistance and how they can be used at John Carroll University, please contact Rebecca Dinnen at 216.397.4328 or rdinnen@jcu.edu. To explore all other forms of financial aid, read more here.