Centenary University is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Yellow Ribbon funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis to a maximum of 100 undergraduate students and a maximum of 100 graduate students if VA has determined your eligibility for the program. For complete program details, please visit www.gibill.va.gov.
Centenary University Tuition Discount for Eligible Veterans
Centenary University offers up to a 30% tuition discount to veterans who do not qualify for the Yellow Ribbon component of the Post-9/11 GI Bill or for education benefits under Chapter 31. To qualify, please submit a copy of your DD214 reflecting honorable discharge to the Office of Veteran Services at Centenary University. If it is determined that you are eligible for the discount, the Office of Veteran Services will notify the University Bursar.
The Tillman Military Scholarship
The Tillman Military Scholarship is available through The Pat Tillman Foundation, www.PatTillmanFoundation.org. The application for the scholarship and more detailed information can be found at www.PatTillmanFoundation.org/scholarship.
Post-9/11 GI Bill: Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
Section 701 of the Choice Act expands the Fry Scholarship to include the surviving spouses of Service Members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. Prior to this law, only children of those who died in the line of duty were eligible for this benefit. The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that some spouses currently receiving benefits under Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA-Chapter 35) program may now be eligible for the Fry Scholarship. A one-time irrevocable election to receive either the Fry Scholarship or DEA will be required. Speak with an Education Representative at VA by calling 1-888-442-GI Bill (888-442-4551) to discuss your options.
To learn more about this important change, please review VA’s fact sheet at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/handouts_forms.asp. The application is available at http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-22-5490-ARE.pdf or by calling 1-888-GI BILL-1 (888-442-4551) to request a paper application.
National Resource Directory
The National Resource Directory (NRD) provides a comprehensive list of available scholarships for veterans and veteran dependents.
NAVPA Scholarship Program
Veteran Service Organization Scholarships
The organizations listed below offer scholarships to active duty military, veterans, and/or their families. More detailed information can be found at the individual websites listed.
ARMY Emergency Relief:
Disabled American Veterans:
Paralyzed Veterans of America:
Veterans of Foreign Wars:
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF)
NJVVMF Scholarship Program awards two annual scholarships to graduating NJ high school seniors.
For eligibility requirements and application information, visit http://www.njvvmf.org/college-scholarships
Fast WEB is an online scholarship search that provides access to databases for scholarships, fellowships, and grants at http://www.fastweb.com/.