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Veterans Services
Yellow Ribbon Application Form
Yellow Ribbon Program
The Yellow Ribbon Program (YRP) is a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational
Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher learning in the United States
to voluntarily enter into an agreement with the VA to partially or fully fund tuition expenses that
exceed the current thresholds under the Post 9/11 GI Bill®.
Mohave Community College and the VA will make equal contributions toward the program on
behalf of the individual in the form of a grant or scholarship, with the total to not exceed $500.00
during the 2017-2018 academic school year for 20 eligible students.
Who should apply?
o Veterans that reside out-of-state
o Veterans who are not eligible for Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Yellow Ribbon Eligibility Requirements:
o Only veterans and their spouses using transferred entitlements, eligible at the 100 percent
(100%) benefit level (which is based on service requirements) may receive funding
o Transfer of Entitlement (ToE) children are eligible for YRP if the sponsor is eligible at
the 100 percent (100%) benefit level, regardless of the sponsor’s active duty status
Documents needed prior to approval:
o Current Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
o Completed Yellow Ribbon Program Application
o Certificate of Enrollment Form
o Promissory Note
o I have a degree declaration on file.
o I have completed the enrollment process.
o I have submitted my application with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin
receiving my education benefits under Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®.
o I have provided a recent copy of my Certificate of Eligibility (COE).
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o I understand that the Department of Veterans Affairs formally established my eligibility
for the Post 9/11 GI Bill® and that participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program is
contingent on VA approval of my Yellow Ribbon eligibility.
o I understand that submitting this form does not guarantee my participation in the Yellow
Ribbon Program, and that the Yellow Ribbon Program funds are distributed on a first-
come, first-served basis, determined by the date applications are received.
o I understand that Mohave Community College is not required to continue making Yellow
Ribbon contributions if I do not maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) towards
completion of my degree program, or if I do not maintain continuously enrolled based on
MCC school policies.
o I understand that MCC may choose not to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program in
any subsequent year, which would impact my future funding.
o I understand that Yellow Ribbon funds will not be used to cover any financial liability
caused by my withdrawal from any classes.
o I understand that if I have any outstanding VA overpayments with Mohave Community
College and/or previously attended institutions of higher learning, I may be ineligible to
receive Yellow Ribbon funds.
Please read all sections prior to submitting your completed application.
Last Name: First Name:
MCC ID #:__________________ Phone:
Student Email:
Academic Year/Term: / Program of Study:
Signature: Date:
For Office Use Only:
I (First/Last Name) confirm that
(Student’s First/Last Name) has completed all the necessary documents and has applied for
Veterans Educational Benefits.
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