CUA Expands Yellow Ribbon Program
The Catholic University of America is proud to partner with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to offer expanded Yellow Ribbon education benefits to post-9/11 military veterans.
Beginning in the fall of 2012, all undergraduate and graduate programs, including the Columbus School of Law, are Yellow Ribbon participants.
“These scholarships are an investment in our veterans who have sacrificed so much on behalf of our country,” said Sara Thompson, dean of new programs. “It is an honor to serve our military through the Yellow Ribbon Program.”
Facts about the Yellow Ribbon Program at CUA
- $99,999 per year: The maximum contribution Catholic University is making to support each eligible Yellow Ribbon undergraduate and graduate students in the 2012-2013 school year.
- Full tuition: With matching funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the program covers nearly 100 percent of tuition and fees for most programs.
- 165 scholarships: A maximum of 50 graduate students 40 undergraduate students scholarships will be available for the 2011-2012 school year. In addition, 50 (undergraduate and graduate) scholarships will be in our Metropolitan School of Professional Studies and 25 scholarships available in the Columbus School of Law.
- 75 undergraduate majors: The number of programs of study at CUA offering bachelor’s degrees through the Yellow Ribbon Program.
- 100 graduate programs: Master’s and doctoral degrees available in architecture, arts and sciences, engineering, music, nursing, business, theology, and philosophy.
LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MILITARY PROGRAMS