Veteran’s Benefits: Yellow Ribbon Education Enhancement Program
The Alpert Medical School is pleased to continue our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for the 2012-13 academic year. AMS will offer as many as three eligible medical students up to $5,000 each in scholarship funding. The Veteran’s Administration will match the $5,000 scholarship for eligible medical students.
Alpert Medical School Participation:
- Up to 3 Medical School students are eligible to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program- eligibility is based on a first-come, first-served basis. This support applies to eligible veterans or dependents of eligible veterans.
- Alpert Medical School’s matching contribution for will be up to $2,500 per semester, $5,000 per academic year in the form of Brown Yellow Ribbon Scholarship. The amount may change if student is enrolled less than full-time.
- Brown has a first come, first served policy which is determined by the date a veteran or an eligible dependent’s Certification of Eligibility (for veterans), or the Transfer of Entitlement (for dependents of veterans) is received by the school. Medical students are required to submit their documentation to the Alpert Medical School Office of Financial Aid.
- The student need not be a recipient of need-based aid to receive this benefit.
Veterans should contact the VA directly to determine their eligibility for the program. Additional information regarding VA Benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program is available at GI Bill Information or by calling VA Benefits at 1-800-827-1000.
For additional information about eligibility, processing and other benefits available through the Veteran’s Administration, please refer to Brown Financial Aid.
For assistance in obtaining a certification of enrollment at Brown, please contact the Registrar's Office at (401) 863- 2500.