The Military Families Magazine Features Service to School

Patricia Wei, director of Veterans Outreach in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University, details opportunities available to veterans in higher education

“These programs may aid veterans as they navigate their education after leaving the military,” Wei said.

• Yellow Ribbon: A scholarship program that allows approved institutions of higher learning and the VA to partially or fully fund tuition and fee expenses that exceed the established thresholds under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

• Service to School: A program that provides free application counseling to military veterans.

• Warrior Scholars: A transition program consisting of a series of highly intensive, totally immersive, one and two-week college-preparatory academic boot camps hosted at America’s top colleges and universities.

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